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Ducks clinch first division title in franchise history with 4-3 win over Columbus

Dustin Penner and Ryan Getzlaf also scored for the Ducks, who found out just before the game that they had clinched the Pacific Division crown thanks to Vancouver's 4-3 overtime victory over second-place San Jose.

Getzlaf also assisted on both Selanne goals.

Rick Nash, Gilbert Brule and Jason Chimera scored for Columbus, with Chimera adding an assist and Fredrik Modin chipping in with two.

Columbus rallied for two late goals to cut into a 4-1 deficit, and Chimera and Brule got off shots in the waning seconds while a crowd of 17,391 roared. But Ilja Bryzgalov had saves on both, turning away 42 shots. The Blue Jackets' 45 shots were a season high.



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The star-caliber players at the top of the Rangers lineup will need to be firing on all cylinders in this series in order to compensate for some lackluster depth in areas. And Igor Shesterkin needs to be the King he was in the regular season, too, to beat Carolina.

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Men's World Championship Roundup: Quarterfinal Race Heats Up After Electric Friday

Finland, Germany, Latvia and Slovakia were all victorious on a Friday that helped set the stage for a crazy final few days of round-robin play at the World Championship.


Bluelines: The Battle of the Sunshine State

Stan Fischler looks at the Florida/Tampa Bay battle, Evgeni Malkin's future, television ratings in the United States, the Carolina Hurricanes' arena, Seattle's state of coaching, how to be a Zamboni driver and more.