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This is the sixth time they've met in the playoffs. The two times the Ducks defeated Detroit in the playoffs (2003 and 2007) were also the two times they reached the Stanley Cup Final, winning in 2007.
Detroit made it suspenseful, finally qualifying for the playoffs on Saturday night with a 3-0 victory at Dallas. The Red Wings kept their amazing playoff streak intact, making it 22 consecutive years. They won their final four games of the season, outscoring the opposition, 15-3.
Anaheim did not make the playoffs last season and went out in the opening round in 2011 -- a rare non-Detroit playoff series -- by losing to Nashville.
The entire playoff schedule is not expected to be released by the