Anaheim 3, Los Angeles 1

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, April 9, 2011 10:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Anaheim 47-30-3-2 26-13-1-1 21-17-2-1 W3
Los Angeles 46-30-4-2 25-13-3-0 21-17-1-2 L2

Recap


Dan Ellis made 43 saves and the visiting Anaheim Ducks rolled into the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday for a home-and-home sweep to end the regular season.

The Ducks (47-30-5), who clinched their playoff spot with a 2-1 victory over the Kings on Friday and have won three straight, finished fourth in the Western Conference and earned home ice in the first round.

Anaheim will play Chicago if the Blackhawks defeat the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. If Chicago loses, the Ducks will meet Nashville.

Brandon McMillan, Saku Koivu and Francois Beauchemin scored for Anaheim.

Ryan Smith scored and Jonathan Quick made 17 saves for the Kings (46-30-6), who outshot the Ducks 44-20.

Los Angeles will play Vancouver in the first round if Chicago wins or loses in overtime or in a shootout. If the Blackhawks lose in regulation, the Kings will play No. 2 San Jose.

Ellis' best stop came on captain Dustin Brown's shorthanded breakaway midway through the second period. Seconds later, Beauchemin gave the Ducks a 3-0 lead at 8:54.

Perry, a Hart Trophy candidate for league MVP, won the Maurice Richard Trophy as the leading goal scorer with 50.

The Ducks' Lubomir Visnovsky finished with 68 points, and leads Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom by six as the NHL's top scoring defenseman.

The Kings finished the regular season with 11 goals in seven games without leading scorer Anze Kopitar (knee).

Anaheim's Teemu Selanne fought Los Angeles' Brad Richardson with 3:22 left. It is believed to be Selanne's first fight since his rookie season of 1992-93.

Top Game Performances

Anaheim   Los Angeles
Saku Koivu 2 Points Ryan Smyth 1
Saku Koivu 1 Goals Ryan Smyth 1
Saku Koivu 1 Assists Drew Doughty 1
Saku Koivu 1 Power Play Goals Ryan Smyth 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Dan Ellis .977 Save Percentage Jonathan Quick .850
Dan Ellis 43 Saves Jonathan Quick 17

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Anaheim 20 3 2-4 6-7 33 21
Los Angeles 44 1 1-7 2-4 27 38

Upcoming Games

  • Los Angeles will play their next game on the road against Los Angeles . The Kings have a W/L % of .565 after a win and .543 after a loss.
  • Anaheim will play their next game at home against Nashville . The Ducks have a W/L % of .609 after a win and .543 after a loss.
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