Corey Perry, Teemu Selanne, Francois Beauchemin and Ryan Getzlaf scored for Anaheim against the Sharks, who came into the post-season with the best regular-season record in the NHL after posting franchise records with 117 points and 53 victories.
Anaheim, the No. 8 seed, advances to the second round against the defending Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings, who swept Columbus in four games in their quarterfinal series.
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