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Kings lose to Jets, fail to clinch Pacific

Winnipeg rallies from down three to prevent L.A. from wrapping up first division title in 25 years

by Curtis Zupke / Correspondent

LOS ANGELES -- The Winnipeg Jets finished their season as spoilers in dramatic fashion and put the Los Angeles Kings back in limbo.

Mark Scheifele scored the only goal in the shootout to give the Jets a 4-3 win at Staples Center on Saturday, preventing the Kings from clinching the Pacific Division title in their season finale.

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Video Review: WPG @ LAK - 4:16 of the Third Period

No goal Winnipeg @NHLdotcom

Situation Room: WPG @ LAK

Situation Room: Video review on Quick's save

4/9/16: Video review confirms the call on the ice that the puck never crossed the line, resulting in no goal

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At 4:16 of the third period in the Jets/Kings game, video review supported the referee's call on the ice that the puck did not cross the Los Angeles goal line. No goal Winnipeg.

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Kings eye first division title since 1991

Los Angeles can clinch Pacific Division with win against Jets or Anaheim loss

by Curtis Zupke / Correspondent

JETS (34-39-8) at KINGS (48-28-5)

TV: 10 p.m. ET; SN, PRIME, NHL.TV

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Kings can win their first division title since 1991, but their main focus is playing well in their regular-season finale against the Winnipeg Jets at Staples Center on Saturday.

The Kings will clinch the Pacific Division before the game starts if the Anaheim Ducks lose to the Colorado Avalanche, but a win Saturday would trigger it regardless and would also mean they're heading into the Stanley Cup Playoffs on a high note.

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