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Playoff clinching scenarios for Monday, March 30

Playoff clinching scenarios for Monday, March 30

NHL.com Updated 16 hours ago
With 13 days remaining in the regular season, there are 12 berths up for grabs in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Two clubs can clinch playoff berths Monday, while the Anaheim Ducks can lock up the Pacific Division title: * The St. Louis Blu...
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  • Ducks’ Chris Wagner flips Devils’ Jon Merrill into bench with t…

    Ducks’ Chris Wagner flips Devils’ Jon Merrill into bench with thunderous check

    thehockeynews.com 17 hours ago
    The first career highlight for Anaheim Ducks rookie Chris Wagner isn’t a beautiful goal or a crisp tape-to-tape pass for his first NHL point. Rather, the 6-foot, 200-pound Wagner made his way onto the highlight reel with a massive check on New Jersey De…
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  • Gibson earns second shutout, Kesler, Beauchemin score, Ducks do…

    Gibson earns second shutout, Kesler, Beauchemin score, Ducks down Devils

    NHL.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    NEWARK, N.J. - John Gibson made 26 saves and the Anaheim Ducks took another step to securing the NHL's best regular-season record with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday night. Ryan Kesler and Francois Beauchemin scored for th...
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  • Ducks hold off Islanders, clinch playoff bid

    Ducks hold off Islanders, clinch playoff bid

    ESPN.com Mar 28 (2 days ago)
    The Anaheim Ducks used a two-goal second period to beat the struggling New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday to clinch a Western Conference playoff berth.
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  • Top five best-case-scenario first-round NHL playoff matchups

    Top five best-case-scenario first-round NHL playoff matchups

    thehockeynews.com Mar 27 (3 days ago)
    With the end of the NHL’s regular-season approximately two weeks away, attention has settled on the possible first-round playoff showdowns. Many, if not most of the specific post-season berths won’t be finalized until closer to the final games on Apr. 1…
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  • Inspirational young fist-bumping Bruins fan gets his own hockey…

    Inspirational young fist-bumping Bruins fan gets his own hockey card

    thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)
    In early November, nine-year-old Bruins fan Liam Fitzgerald captured the hearts of hockey fans when he fist-bumped each of Boston’s players as they left the ice prior to a game against the Florida Panthers. And on Thursday, the inspirational youngster w…
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  • Hockey Hall of Fame clears path for Chris Pronger’s immediate i…

    Hockey Hall of Fame clears path for Chris Pronger’s immediate induction – and it’s about time

    thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)
    According to an ESPN.com report, former NHL star defenseman Chris Pronger’s road to the Hockey Hall of Fame was cleared Thursday when the HHOF’s general voting members ratified changes to the induction eligibility criteria for players. The decision mean…
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  • CHL playoffs: The most intriguing first-round matchups

    CHL playoffs: The most intriguing first-round matchups

    thehockeynews.com Mar 26 (4 days ago)
    The CHL playoffs begin tonight and it’s going to be a lot of fun. Connor McDavid has one last chance to win it all with the Erie Otters in the Ontario League, but the powerfully-built Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds have designs of their own. Out in the Wes…
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  • Blue Jackets' Boll suspended 3 games for hit

    Blue Jackets' Boll suspended 3 games for hit

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jared Boll has been suspended for three games without pay for a check to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Maroon.
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  • Boudreau, Ducks see captain Ryan Getzlaf as Hart Trophy candida…

    Boudreau, Ducks see captain Ryan Getzlaf as Hart Trophy candidate

    NHL.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens will likely win the Hart Trophy as the NHL's MVP, and Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals has earned plenty of deserved chatter, too. But the Anaheim Ducks don't want anyone to forge...
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  • Blue Jackets forward Boll faces Player Safety hearing

    Blue Jackets forward Boll faces Player Safety hearing

    NHL.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jared Boll will have a hearing Thursday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal check to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Maroon during a game at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday. Maroon was hit...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Hartnell tricks Ducks; Dubnyk wins again for W…

    NHL Three Stars: Hartnell tricks Ducks; Dubnyk wins again for Wild

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Scott Hartnell, Columbus Blue Jackets Hartnell tallied his eighth career NHL hat trick as the Blue Jackets dispatched the Anaheim Ducks 5-3. Hartnell’s goals came at even strength, on the power play and finally, into an empty net to give the…
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  • Former NHLer Stephen Peat surrenders to police in B.C., charged…

    Former NHLer Stephen Peat surrenders to police in B.C., charged with arson

    Former NHL right winger Stephen Peat, who appeared in 130 games for the Washington Capitals from 2001-2005, surrendered to Royal Canadian Mounted Police in British Columbia last week and stands accused of arson in connection with an alleged attempt to b…
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  • NCAA Frozen Four: Players to watch from every team in the tourn…

    NCAA Frozen Four: Players to watch from every team in the tournament

    College hockey’s Frozen Four kicks off this week with 16 teams gunning for a spot in Boston, where the semifinal and final will be held in April. Regionals spread the squads across four cities and there is a lot of firepower at this year’s installment. …
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  • Rangers explode for 7 goals to dump Ducks

    Rangers explode for 7 goals to dump Ducks

    ESPN.com NHL.com Mar 22
    Derek Stepan broke out of a long slump with two goals and an assist, and the New York Rangers caught the Western Conference-leading Anaheim Ducks atop the NHL standings with a 7-2 rout Sunday night.
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  • NHL Three Stars: Stepan leads Rangers rout; Edler's late goal b…

    NHL Three Stars: Stepan leads Rangers rout; Edler's late goal beats Coyotes

    yahoo.com Mar 22
    No. 1 Star: Derek Stepan, New York Rangers Eleven Rangers registered a point as New York routed the Anaheim Ducks 7-2. Stepan led the way with a pair of goals and an assist, his first points in a month. Keith Yandle handed out three helpers and Cam Talb…
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  • Ryan Kesler’s hilarious ‘Between Two Zambonis’ web series is ba…

    Ryan Kesler’s hilarious ‘Between Two Zambonis’ web series is back, Patrick Maroon is the new victim

    Aside from the perfect fit he has been with the Anaheim Ducks this season, Ryan Kesler‘s move to California might have been the best thing for his career because he’s getting a chance to stretch his legs and show off his comedic chops. In the second of …
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  • Ducks win another in OT, this time vs. Avs

    Ducks win another in OT, this time vs. Avs

    Corey Perry scored the winner as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 in overtime Friday night to sweep their three-game homestand.
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  • Video - Ducks Edge Avs In Overtime 01:11

    Ducks Edge Avs In Overtime

    Mar 20
    Corey Perry's overtime goal lifted the Ducks past the Avs 3-2.
  • Video - Ducks Edge Kings In Overtime 01:11

    Ducks Edge Kings In Overtime

    Mar 18
    Ryan Kesler's overtime goal lifted the Ducks past the Kings 3-2.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Ducks Rock Predators In Third Period 00:56

    Ducks Rock Predators In Third Period

    Mar 15
    Anaheim scored all four of its goals in the third period to come back and beat Nashville 4-2.

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