When the Ducks lost nine of their first 10 games, making the playoffs looked like an uphill climb. Now they're Pacific Division champions for the fourth consecutive season.
Behind a 24-save effort from Frederik Andersen, the Ducks beat the Washington Capitals, 2-0, Sunday night in their regular-season finale.
The Ducks will play Nashville in a first-round playoff series that starts Friday at Honda Center.
"The season's been up and down, obviously it didn't start the way we wanted to," said Corey Perry, who scored a team-leading 34th goal. "We had a lot of meetings early, talked about it and stuff clicked at Christmas. Everybody came back to play and ever...