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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Viktor Fasth's first career start did not begin well. It sure ended on a high note. The Anaheim Ducks goalie denied Nashville's David Legwand in an overtime shootout to seal his first career victory, a 3-2 win over the visiting Predators on Saturday night at the Honda Center. Nashville went 0-for-3 against Fasth in the shootout, with Martin Erat missing his shot and Fasth making a save against Mike Fisher. "I just tried to wait as long as possible and get them to make the first move," Fasth said. "That's basically what you have to do as a goalie. I don't like to (know beforehand) what I think they're supposed to so, so I just tried to wait." Added Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau: "He was just calm as a cucumber. I've never been a goalie and never want to be one, but that's the demeanor they have to have to be successful. I thought even in the shootout, it was like, have a cup of coffee and wait for them t...
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It was great to see the Ducks rebound from an ugly loss against the Vancouver Canucks with a character win over the Nashville Predators the following night.
Anaheim won 3-2 in a shootout to improve to 3-1-0 on the season.
The game was highlighted by Ducks backup goalie Viktor Fasth's first career NHL win and Daniel Winnik's fifth goal in four games.
Viktor Fasth made 19 saves and stopped all three Nashville shootout attempts to win his NHL debut, and Corey Perry scored the only shootout goal in the Anaheim Ducks' 3-2 victory over the Predators on Saturday night.
Fasth, the Ducks' new 30-year-old backup goalie from Sweden, capped his solid debut performance by deftly gloving his deflection of David Legwand's final...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Viktor Fasth made 19 saves and stopped all three Nashville shootout attempts to win his NHL debut, and Corey Perry scored the only shootout goal in the Anaheim Ducks' 3-2 victory over the Predators on Saturday night.
Fasth, the Ducks' new 30-year-old backup goalie from Sweden, capped his solid debut performance by deftly gloving his deflection of...
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...
Here are your “Leftgovers” from the Nashville Predators game on Saturday night against the Anaheim Ducks…
* Anaheim goaltender Viktor Fasth made his NHL debut last night.
* Fasth got the win and earned first star of the game honors.
* Paul Gaustad returned to the Nashville lineup after missing the past three games.
* The Predators changed some things...
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ducks goalie Viktor Fasth denied Nashville's David Legwand in an overtime shootout to seal his first career victory with a 3-2 win over the visiting Predators on Saturday night at the Honda Center. Corey Perry snuck a goal past Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne to put Anaheim ahead in the shootout, fooling Rinne with a double move before scoring with a wrist...
Itâs Hockey Night on the left coast as the Predators invade the Honda Center to take on the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks are on the back half of a rare back-to-back game start to the home portion of their season. They dropped their home opener last night 5-0 to Vancouver as the Canucks repaid the favor for Anaheimâs hammering of Vancouver in their home opener 7-3. The Ducks...
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Off to its best offensive start in team history, Anaheim approached its home opener just hoping to ride the wave of momentum. Cory Schneider sent the Ducks back to square one. The Vancouver goalie held a scorching Anaheim offense scoreless and the Canucks pounced on the Ducks early to earn a 5-0 win on Friday at the Honda Center. Anaheim entered the contest...
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Hot off the heels of their first victory of the year, the Canucks did one better and stuffed the Ducks like they were foie gras.
It was easily the best game of the year for Vancouver, and fitting revenge for last weekend.
This was one of those flawless victories. I mean, Zack Kassian scored again and Jordan Schroeder picked his first...
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Vancouver scored twice in the first period and added three more goals while stifling a scorching Anaheim offense to take a 5-0 win over the Ducks on Friday at the Honda Center. Anaheim entered the contest, its first home date of the strike-delayed season, with 12 goals scored and a 2-0 start. Against the Canucks, the Ducks managed 29 shots on goal but offered...
The Nashville Predators tend to have little trouble with the Anaheim Ducks.
Both teams had plenty of it while trying to put the puck in the net their last time out.
The Predators look to continue their dominance of the Ducks on Saturday night, when both clubs attempt to bounce back from their first shutout losses of the season.
Nashville (1-1-2) has won six in a row over Anaheim...
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The Nashville Predators start their Pacific coast road trip Saturday night against the Anaheim Ducks after being shutout by the St. Louis Blues, 3-0 Thursday. Anaheim is coming off of a embarrasing loss themselves Friday, losing to the Vancouver Canucks, 5-0. Both teams are looking to get their play in gear and make their drive...
For the second straight game, the Nashville Predators faced a young, inexperienced goalie. On Saturday, Anaheim’s Viktor Fasth earned a shootout win in his NHL debut. On Monday, it was Chad Johnson‘s turn. A veteran of just six NHL games coming into the night (all with the New York Rangers), he made his Phoenix Coyotes debut by posting a 21-save shutout.
In front of 8,581...