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Anaheim Ducks (46-23-13)

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vs. Ari 
L 1-2
@ LA 
L 1-6
vs. Cgy 
W 3-2
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@ Cgy 
W 5-4
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@ Cgy 
W 3-1
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Ducks rest up and await winner of Oilers-Sharks

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) A first-round sweep opens the door for some welcome news for the Anaheim Ducks: a bit of rest and maybe some help on the bench.

Injured defensemen Sami Vatanen and Cam Fowler are closing in on a return to the Ducks, who haven't lost in regulation in 18 games dating to March 10. The Ducks beat Calgary in four games to open the playoffs despite largely playing without two of their top three defensemen.

While coach Randy Carlyle didn't predict Thursday whether Vatanen or Fowler would be ready for the second-round opener next week, he expects both to be available at some point in the series. Vatanen has an upper-body injury, while Fowler has been out since incurring a knee-to-knee hit from Calgary captain Mark Giordano late in the regular season.

Points: R. Getzlaf73
Plus/Minus: J. Manson14
Shots on Goal: J. Silfverberg227
PIM: J. Boll87
Win: J. Gibson25
Shutouts: J. Gibson6
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 220 (18)
Shots: 2425 (23)
PP%: 18.7% (17)
Penalty Minutes: 934 (2)
Assists: 364 (19)
SH Goals: 9 (6)
Pacific Division
  W L OTL Pts
xy-Anaheim 46 23 13 105
x-Edmonton 47 26 9 103
x-San Jose 46 29 7 99
x-Calgary 45 33 4 94
Los Angeles 39 35 8 86
Arizona 30 42 10 70
Vancouver 30 43 9 69
Full Standings
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 197 (28)
Shots Against: 2429 (20)
PK%: 84.7% (4)
Penalty Minutes: 916 (2)
Shutouts: 8 (4)
Sv%: 0.919 (3)
Date Player Status
4/15 S. Vatanen Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
4/5 C. Fowler Knee (day-to-day)
11/17 C. Stoner Abdominal surgery (IR)
10/14 S. Despres Concussion-like symptoms (day-to-day)
Date Player Transactions
4/20 O. Kase Sent to minors San Diego-AHL
4/18 G. Fiore Signed as Free Agent Three-year, entry-level contract
4/17 O. Kase Called up from minors from San Diego-AHL
4/15 O. Kase Sent to minors San Diego-AHL
4/14 N. Ritchie Suspension Over Two games by NHL for roughing
4/11 J. Megna Sent to minors San Diego-AHL
4/7 N. Ritchie Suspended Two games by NHL for roughing
4/6 J. Megna Called up from minors from San Diego-AHL
4/5 O. Kase Called up from minors from San Diego-AHL
4/2 C. Stoner Called up from minors from San Diego-AHL (conditioning)
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