Apr 7, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks power player ice crew member waves a flag after the Ducks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 in a shootout at the Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

REJOICE, for now. The Anaheim Ducks will return to the playoffs for the sixth time in the last eight seasons. It was a foregone conclusion that the Ducks were going to make the playoffs, it was just a matter of when. Last night, the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Detroit Red Wings in a shootout to clinch the Central Division. Well, in doing so, the Hawks helped solidify a playoff berth for our Ducks! Next up is a division title!

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Topics: 2013 NHL Playoffs, Anaheim Ducks, Central Division, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, Pacific Division, Playoff Push

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