Ducks 2, Nashville 1, SO.

A shootout win in favor of the Ducks in Memphis means a sticky standings logjam for the number 8 playoff seed: Both teams are tied with exactly 78 points and nine games remaining. Let the playoff battle begin!

Drew Miller scored in regulation, Teemu Selanne scored the only goal in the shootout, and Jean-Sebastien Giguere (in his strongest effort in months) stopped 35 of 36 shots, including all four he saw in the shootout.

Game summary here; event summary here; quotes to follow.

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About J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

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