Sharks clinch playoff berth after Wild's loss
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The idle San Jose Sharks clinched a postseason spot when the Colorado Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.

San Jose became the third team to secure a playoff berth, following the Tampa Bay Lightning and Calgary Flames.

It'll be the fourth straight season the Sharks have qualified for the playoffs, and the 19th time in their last 21 campaigns.

San Jose sits in second place in the Pacific Division with a record of 43-22-8.

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