Are Jonathan Quick and Carey Price about to be on display at the Seattle Kraken?

Jul 5, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) defends the net against Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) in the second period of Game 4 of the 2021 Stanley Cup Final at the Bell Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Two of the best-known goalies of the past decade could be on display for the expansion draft.

According to Daily clashes Frank Seravalli, the LA Kings, reportedly left goalie Jonathan Quick exposed in the expansion draft. At the same time, Seravalli also said the Montreal Canadiens have « at least discussed » the possibility of leaving goalie Carey Price exposed in the draft.

Quick’s play has plummeted in recent years and it shouldn’t come as a major surprise to see the Kings expose him. The 35-year-old has posted a 43-54-13 record over the past three seasons, along with a .869 save percentage and a horrendous -40.9 goals-saved above average. He still has two years left on a deal paying him an AAV of $ 5.8 million.

Price, meanwhile, continued to play at a relatively high level. He’s posted a 74-56-17 record over the past three years with a .912 save percentage and an above-average 10.2 goals-against-average. The 33-year-old has five more years on a contract paying him an AAV of $ 10.5 million.

It’s hard to imagine a situation where Seattle would take one or the other just because of their cap implications. That being said, if Price remained on display, his solid play lately could prompt the Kraken to at least consider the move.

We’ll find out what might happen next when the extension lists go public on Sunday morning at 10 a.m. EST.

Zach Laing is Chief News Officer and Senior Columnist for the Nation Network. He can be followed on Twitter at @zjlaing, or contactable by email at [email protected]

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