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Ryan Kesler scores twice in third period, Ducks sweep Jets with 5-2 victory

  • Anaheim Ducks' Emerson Etem (16) scores on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (31) as Ducks' Tomas Fleischmann (14) watches during the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Anaheim Ducks' Emerson Etem (16) scores on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (31) as Ducks' Tomas Fleischmann (14) watches during the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Anaheim Ducks' Tim Jackman (18), Francois Beauchemin (23), Emerson Etem (16) and Tomas Fleischmann (14) celebrate Etem's goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Anaheim Ducks' Tim Jackman (18), Francois Beauchemin (23), Emerson Etem (16) and Tomas Fleischmann (14) celebrate Etem's goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Mark Stuart (5) hits Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf (15) during the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Winnipeg Jets' Mark Stuart (5) hits Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf (15) during the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Ryan Kesler scored twice in the third period and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Winnipeg 5-2 on Thursday night to sweep the Western Conference first-round series.

Andrew Cogliano, Emerson Etem and Sam Vatanen — into an empty net — also scored, and Frederik Andersen made 25 saves. The Ducks are the first team to advance to the second round.

Bryan Little and Mark Stuart scored for Winnipeg.