Found February 20, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Viktor Fasth
TEAMS: Anaheim Ducks
The Anaheim Ducks and GM Bob Murray know a gem when they see one and Viktor Fasth is certainly that. So why wait any longer in locking the 30-year-old up for a couple more years? The Ducks announced today that they are not wasting anytime in making that happen... Per the Ducks website - The Ducks have signed goaltender Viktor Fasth to a two-year contract extension through the 2014-15 NHL...
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