The NHL.com headline for tonight's game: "Streaking Ducks can put three teams in playoffs."
At one point, the Stars were running away with the Pacific Division. And at one point, the entire Pacific Division was above the postseason cutoff line. But now, if Anaheim can beat Dallas, the Ducks will punch a ticket to bonus hockey for themselves, Los Angeles and Phoenix, guaranteeing the Stars are the only team in the Pac left out of the playoffs.
Ducks D Lubomir Visnovsky (upper body) will be game-time decision. Injury, which appeared to be a shoulder, is not serious.