After playing the night before and being shutout against Vancouver, the Ducks turned things around and got a 3-2 shootout win over Nashville on Saturday night.
The difference between Friday and Saturday's games was night and day. Jonas Hiller, who has let in 12 goals in the first three games, including five on Friday night, was given the evening off. Time to see what Viktor Fasth could do in the net.
Fasth, making his NHL debut, had the benefit of a much more disciplined Ducks team and made 19 saves, including all three in the shootout to earn his first ever win in his first start. But at 30 years old and two-time goaltender of the year in the Swedish Elite league, this guy is no rookie.
Nonetheless, the NHL was always the goal.
"I've been waiting for this moment for 30 years," Fasth said in a post-game interview. "I feel great."
Nashville, who is used to dominating the Ducks in recent history, probably does not feel as good.
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