Posted April 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Henrik Sedin scored the only goal the Vancouver Canucks needed and they won the Presidents' Trophy with a 3-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. The Canucks ended up with the most points in the NHL for the second straight season as they finished the 2011-12 season with a 51-22-9 record. They got help earlier Saturday when the New York Rangers lost to the Washington Capitals and opened the door for Vancouver to take top spot overall. New York held the advantage on tiebreakers. As a result of Vancouver's win, the St. Louis Blues finished in second place in the Western Conference. Vancouver will play Los Angeles in the first round of the playoffs. The Blues will face the Sharks, who beat the Kings 3-2 in overtime. Edmonton, eliminated from the playoffs weeks ago, finished its season 32-40-10. Sedin scored late in the second period. Sammy Pahlsson and David Booth also scored for the Canucks. Vancouver goaltender Roberto Luongo made 17 saves for his fifth shu...
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