Ducks Clinch Playoff Spot With Win Over Kings

The Ducks are tied for the seventh seed in the Western Conference.

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Ducks Clinch Playoff Berth With 2-1 Win Over Kings

Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Teemu Selanne scored a pair of goals as Anaheim locked up a playoff berth with a 2-1 victory over Los Angeles in the front end of a season-ending home-and-home set at Honda Center.

Jason Blake picked up two assists and Dan Ellis made 23 saves for the Ducks, who were coming off a big 6-2 win over San Jose on Wednesday.

Ryan Smyth posted the lone tally for the Kings, who host Anaheim on Saturday. Jonathan Quick took the loss despite 26 stops.

For more news and information about the Ducks, Kings, or tonight's game, be sure to read the SB Nation blogs Anaheim Calling and Jewels From The Crown.

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Ducks Host Kings With NHL Playoff Berth Looming

There is a lot on the line tonight at Honda Center. The Los Angeles Kings have already clinched their spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs, but are looking for home ice advantage in the first round. The Anaheim Ducks are still trying to punch their ticket to the dance, needing two points to secure a spot. Here are the relevant details of tonight's game:

Combatants: Kings (98 pts, 46-28-6), Ducks (95 pts, 45-30-5)

Current Playoff Position: Kings, 4th seed Western Conference; Ducks, tied for 7th seed in the West

Location: Honda Center, Anaheim (they play again Saturday night at Staples Center)

Time: 7 p.m.

TV: KDOC

Previous Meetings: The two teams have split four games this season, with the Ducks getting an overtime win on March 19

For more news and information about the Ducks, Kings, or tonight's game, be sure to read the SB Nation blogs Anaheim Calling and Jewels From The Crown.

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