The mania about milestones can cut both ways.
There's the attention about the pursuit of a career mark. When it comes to a prominent chase, however, the longer it takes the more it can become an anchor.
Monday night in Denver, the Kings against the Colorado Avalanche will feature the intersection of two chases.
First, the one receiving far less attention.
Another shutout for Kings goalie Jonathan Quick and he will stand alone with the most in the NHL for U.S.-born goalies. Quick is tied with John Vanbiesbrouck and Frank Brimsek with 40 shutouts.
Vanbiesbrouck played for five teams and had his 40th shutout in his second-to-last season in the league, playing...