VIKTOR FASTH RUMORS & GOSSIP
It was social media at it's best Tuesday in the city of Edmonton. The Oiler's GM Craig MacTavish had just made the Oilers second goaltender trade of 2014 and Viktor Fasth would not be able to make it to Edmonton in time to suit up with his new team. What about Canada's gold medalist Shannon Szabados? An Edmonton native and a gold medal winning goaltender, why not bring...
Shannon Szabados, seen here stopping a shot against Team Finland, was dressed in full gear with an Edmonton Oilers jersey on during the team’s practice while the team awaits for Viktor Fasth (courtesy of CBC Canada)
While the Oilers wait on newly acquired goalie Viktor Fasth, University of Calgary goaltender, and Canadian gold medal winner Shannon Szabados is on the ice during...
The Edmonton Oilers have over the last couple of days, have solidified their goaltending situation with the signing of Ben Scrivens to a contract extension and following that up with the acquisition of Viktor Fasth from the Ducks for a couple of mid-round picks.The acquisition of Fasth allowed Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish to then deal Ilya Bryzgalov to the Wild for a forth...
The Duck’s were one of the most active teams the day before the trade deadline. The Duck’s looked to improve their playoff chances and did just that. Here are the trades made by the Duck’s.
Duck’s trade goaltender Viktor Fasth to the Oilers in excahnge for a 2015 third round pick and a 2014 fifth round pick.
Duck’s trade Dustin Penner to the Washington Capitals in exchange...
Viktor Fasth looked like he was the next big thing for Anaheim netminding in 2012-13, but thanks to a debilitating injury and the emergence of rookie Frederik Andersson, he became expendable. And today, he was dealt to the Edmonton Oilers, in exchange for two draft choices- a 2014 fifth-round selection, and a 2015 third-round selection.
Fasth began his Ducks career with a flawless...
The trade deadline is not until Wednesday at noon Pacific time, but the Ducks decided not to wait around until the last minute to make some moves.
On Tuesday, GM Bob Murray traded goaltender, Viktor Fasth, to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a fifth-round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft and a third-round selection in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
Fasth, 31, only appeared...
The Ducks made a pair of trades on Tuesday, dealing forward Dustin Penner to the Capitals and goalie Viktor Fasth to the Oilers.
Penner, a 10-year NHL veteran, played 49 games for the Ducks and recorded 32 poitns (13 goals, 19 assists). He was dealt to Washington for Anaheim's fourth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Penner, who won the Stanley Cup with the Ducks (2007...
The Anaheim Ducks kick started the 2014 NHL trade deadline madness with the somewhat shocking trades of Dustin Penner & Viktor Fasth.
In return, Anaheim brings in defenseman Stefan Robidas from the Dallas Stars and two late round picks from the Washington Capitals.
I am on my way out the door to work, but I will have more on my lunch break. Crazy!
Let the madness begin
The Edmonton Oilers have made a goalie swap, trading Ilya Bryzgalov to Minnesota and adding Viktor Fasth from Anaheim:
Viktor Fasth to Edmonton also a done deal.
— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) March 4, 2014
The details of compensation are forthcoming.
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However, that has not stopped trade speculation surrounding their goaltenders. Most of it has been centered around their starting goalie, Jonas Hiller. He is an unrestricted free agent at...