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Ducks sweep Flames, advance to second round of the playoffs

Ducks sweep Flames, advance to second round of the playoffs

The Ducks became the first team to advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs thanks to an effective blend of resilience, depth and grit. Those were the key factors that made the difference in their sweep of the Calgary Flames, right, Ryan Getzlaf?

The Ducks’ captain, ever practical, thwarted everyone who sought a deeper meaning in the 3-1 victory Wednesday at the Scotiabank

Saddledome that allowed them to move on to face the winner of the series between the Edmonton Oilers and San Jose Sharks.

“We scored more,” Getzlaf said, disdaining deep analysis of the triumph by the Ducks, who played the entire series without defenseman Cam Fowler (knee) and three...

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