Anaheim Ducks goalie Viktor Fasth found a way to remain perfect in his NHL career.
Fasth stopped three of six shootout attempts to become the first goalie in eight years to win his first five starts, as he backstopped the Ducks to a 6-5 shootout win over the struggling St. Louis Blues on Saturday.
In his first four games, Fasth was nearly impenetrable. He entered Saturday's game first in the NHL in goals-against average (1.06) and save percentage (.957), having allowed only five goals. Against the Blues, Fasth gave up five goals on 31 shots, but he managed to get the win.
''It's not all peaches and cream,'' Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau said. ''Thing is he won, and that's all that counts. (Former Boston goalie) Gerry Cheevers once said he wouldn't have cared if it was 1-0 or 10-9. He (Fasth) made that save to win the game.''
Fasth had plenty of help from his teammates. Bobby Ryan had two goals and two assists and Teemu Selanne had a goal and three assists. Andrew Cogliano and Sak...