Viktor Fasth
POSITION: Goaltender
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
BIRTHDATE: 08/08/1982
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, May 21, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Tingsryds (Sweden-2), September 21, 2012. Traded to Edmonton by Anaheim for Edmonton's 5th round choice (Matthew Berkovitz) in 2014 Entry Draft and Edmonton's 3rd round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay Tampa Bay selected Dennis Yan) in 2015 Entry Draft, March 4, 2014.
2012-13: Made his North American and NHL debut with Anaheim in 2012-13, posting a 15-6-2 record with a 2.18 GAA, .921 SV% and four shutouts…became the third NHL goaltender all-time to win his first eight-or-more career decisions, joining Ray Emery of Ottawa (NHL record 9-0-0 from 2003-05, 12 games) and Bob Froese of Philadelphia (8-0-0 in 1983)...was the first goalie to start a season 8-0-0 since Tim Thomas of Boston in 2010...the eight-game winning streak was the longest in the NHL since a nine-game streak by Marc-Andre Fleury of Pittsburgh from Feb. 21-Mar. 17, 2012...was also the first goaltender to win his first four NHL appearances since Nolan Schaefer (with San Jose) won his first five games from Oct. 26-Nov. 4, 2005 (streak was broken by no-decision in his fifth game in relief on Feb. 8)…was also the first goaltender in club history to win his first eight decisions as a Duck (previous mark held by Ray Emery in 2010-11, 6 consecutive wins)...completed the season ranked 12th in the NHL in GAA, 13th in SV%, and tied for sixth in shutouts…was named the NHL's Second Star of the Week for Feb. 11-17, going 3-0-0 with a 1.89 GAA and .935 SV%...secured his fourth shutout of the season by stopping all 24 shots he faced, Apr. 22 @ EDM…allowed two-or-fewer goals in 14 of his 25 starts…made 26 saves for the third shutout of his career, Apr. 1 @ DAL…recorded his first home shutout, stopping all 29 shots in a 4-0 win, Mar. 8 vs. CGY…picked up his first career shutout in a 3-0 win (31 saves), Feb. 6 @ COL…earned the win in his NHL debut, stopping 19-of-21 shots and all three shootout attempts for a 3-2 victory, Jan. 26 vs. NSH…went 5-1 in shootouts, stopping 13-of-20 shots (.650 SV%)...competed in three contests with Norfolk from Jan. 15-19…earned his first North American win on Jan. 18 vs. St. John’s, stopping 20-of-22 shots and all five shootout attempts for a 3-2 victory.

CAREER: Signed a two-year contract through 2014-15, Feb. 20, 2013…2011-12: Was named the Swedish Elite League’s “Goaltender of the Year” (Honken Trophy) after compiling a league-low 2.12 GAA and .934 SV%, including five shutouts in 46 contests…also ranked second in shutouts and saves (1,290), as well as third in SV% and wins (19)…in 12 postseason appearances with AIK, posted a 2.79 GAA and .921 SV%, helping the club advance to the semifinals…at the 2012 IIHF World Championship in Helsinki and Stockholm, appeared in eight contests for Team Sweden, posting a 2.34 GAA and .902 SV% with a 4-2 record…led Sweden to the quarterfinals of the tournament before being eliminated by the Czech Republic…became the first goalie since Henrik Lundqvist (Vastra Frolunda, 2002-05) to win the Honken Trophy in consecutive seasons...2010-11: Won his first of two consecutive Honken Trophies as the Swedish Elite League’s Goaltender of the Year…in addition, was named the SEL Player of the Year (Golden Puck Award) and was a member of the 2010-11 SEL All-Star team…in 42 contests, posted a 2.26 GAA and .924 SV%, including two shutouts…in the postseason, recorded a 1.78 and a .945 SV%, third-best in the SEL…on the international scale, backstopped Sweden to an IIHF World Championship silver medal…went 6-1 with a tournament-best .946 SV%...was named the tournament’s MVP and top goaltender…signed a one-year contract with AIK on May 3, 2010 and signed a one-year extension, Feb. 29, 2011…2009-10: In his third season at the Allsvenskan level (Sweden’s second division), compiled a 2.15 GAA and league-best .930 SV% in 23 contests for the Vaxjo Lakers…signed a two-year contract extension with the club on Apr. 3, 2008.