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NHL-Highlights of Thursday`s NHL games (Reuters)

April 9 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Thursday's National Hockey League games: – – – Flames 3, Kings 1 Calgary booked a spot in the postseason for the first time since 2008-09 after beating Los Angeles 3-1 at the Scotiabank Saddledome, a win that also eliminates the defending Stanley Cup champions from playoff contention. The Flames (45-29-7) got first-period goals from wingers Johnny Gaudreau and Jiri Hudler, who also buried an empty-netter to close the game out in the third period. …