Morning jam: Ducks, Canucks clinch divisions

April, 23, 2013
4/23/13
10:56
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Ducks 3, Oilers 0
* Ducks: win Pacific Division title
* Ducks: 2nd division title in franchise history; 1st since 2006-07 season (won Stanley Cup that season)
* Ducks: Won last 2 games, both vs Oilers (lost previous 4 games)
* Oilers: lost 8 of last 9 games overall

Canucks 3, Blackhawks 1
* Canucks: clinch Northwest Division title; 5th straight division title, longest active streak in NHL; 2nd is Boston with 2 (could be extended to 3 this season)
* Canucks: 8th straight home win
* Daniel Sedin (VAN): Goal (12), assist; 5 points in last 2 games vs Blackhawks (2 G, 3 A)
* Blackhawks: 1st regulation loss in last 12 games (9-1-2)

Red Wings 4, Coyotes 0
* Red Wings: 3 power play goals; 2-22 on power play in previous 6 games
* Red Wings: currently in 9th place in West, 1 point behind Wild and Blue Jackets
* Jimmy Howard (DET): 34 saves, 4th shutout this season (15th of career)
* Johan Franzen (DET): 2 goals, 1st multi-goal game since April 4th of last season

Penguins 3, Senators 1
* Penguins: 3-0-0 vs Senators this season, outscoring them 9-4 (one win was in shootout)
* Penguins: won 7 straight overall and 5 straight on the road
* Senators: loss + Jets win means Senators just 1 point ahead of Jets for 8th and final East playoff spot

Jets 2, Sabres 1
* Antti Miettinen (AN-tee mih-EHT-tih-nehn)(WPG): Go-ahead goal (3) with 7:36 left in 3rd period (1st goal in his last 12 games)
* Jets: 1st win in last 5 ROAD games
* Jets: 6-0-1 in last 7 games overall
* Jets: move within 1 point of 8th playoff spot in Eastern Conference AND within 1 point of Capitals for Southeast Division lead (Jets play at Capitals Tuesday)

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