Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Ducks are checking things off their list
By ESPN Stats & Information
Ducks 5, Sharks 2
* Ducks: Clinched Pacific Division title with win.
* Ducks: 112 points this season (most in Western Conference, one ahead of Blues).
* Patrick Maroon (ANA): First career multi-goal game.
* Sharks: Will face Kings in first round of playoffs.
Blackhawks 3, Canadiens 2 F/OT
* Blackhawks: Won four straight games.
* Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp (CHI): 1 G, 1 A each; Sharp's first OT goal since 2011-12 season.
Blue Jackets 3, Stars 1
* Game was a make-up of March 10 contest postponed after Stars center Rich Peverley collapsed on the Dallas bench due to a cardiac event (Blue Jackets started game with 1-0 lead, but teams played full 60-minute game).
* Blue Jackets: Clinch playoff spot; second playoff appearance in franchise history (also in 2008-09 season).
* Blue Jackets: 42nd win of season sets franchise record (previous record was 41 in 2008-09).
Penguins 4, Red Wings 3 F/SO
* Red Wings: Clinch 23rd straight playoff appearance; longest active streak in NHL and fifth-longest streak all-time.
* Kris Letang (PIT): 1 A and 22:30 time on ice; first game since suffering stroke.
* James Neal (PIT): 2 goals (both power play); 2 goals in previous 17 games combined.
Most Consecutive Playoff Appearances
4 Major Sports - Active Streaks
NHL Red Wings 23
NBA Spurs 17
NFL Packers/Patriots 5
MLB Cardinals/Tigers 3