Ducks Recall Goaltender Fasth from Norfolk

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Ducks Recall Goaltender Fasth from Norfolk

The Ducks have recalled goaltender Viktor Fasth from the Norfolk Admirals, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, the club has reassigned goaltender Frederik Andersen to Norfolk.

Fasth, 30 (8/8/82), appeared in three games with Norfolk this season, going 1-2-0 with a 1.96 goals-against average (GAA) and a .914 save percentage (SV%). Assigned to the Admirals on Jan. 15, Fasth made his North American debut that night against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in a 4-2 loss. He earned his first career AHL win on Jan. 18 vs. St. John’s, stopping 20-of-22 shots and all five shootout attempts for a 3-2 victory.

Signed as a free agent by Anaheim on May 21, 2012, Fasth began the season with Tingsryd of Sweden’s second division (Allsvenskan), posting a 1.68 GAA and .942 SV%. He was named the Swedish Elite League’s “Goaltender of the Year” (Honken Trophy) in 2011-12 after compiling a league-low 2.12 GAA and .934 SV%, including five shutouts in 46 contests. The first goalie since Henrik Lundqvist (Vastra Frolunda, 2002-05) to win the Honken Trophy in consecutive seasons, Fasth also ranked second in shutouts and saves (1,290), and third in SV% and wins (19).

Andersen, 23 (10/2/89), did not appear in Anaheim’s season-opening victory over the Vancouver Canucks last night at Rogers Arena. Andersen has appeared in 21 games for Norfolk this season, going 7-10-1 with a 2.48 GAA and a .924 SV%. Selected in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Herning, Denmark native currently leads the Admirals in GAA and SV%, and is tied for the team lead in wins.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 78 49 22 7 227 216 105
2 x - NSH 77 47 22 8 220 188 102
3 STL 75 46 22 7 228 186 99
4 CHI 75 45 24 6 213 175 96
5 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
6 VAN 75 43 27 5 215 203 91
7 WPG 76 39 25 12 215 201 90
8 CGY 76 41 28 7 224 201 89
9 LAK 75 37 24 14 200 188 88
10 DAL 76 37 29 10 236 243 84
11 SJS 76 37 30 9 212 215 83
12 COL 75 35 28 12 205 209 82
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 76 23 45 8 160 252 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 75 24 44 13 68
C. Perry 63 32 20 15 52
R. Kesler 78 20 27 -2 47
S. Vatanen 63 12 25 6 37
J. Silfverberg 77 12 23 12 35
P. Maroon 69 9 25 -4 34
J. Wisniewski 66 8 26 -14 34
C. Fowler 76 7 27 5 34
H. Lindholm 74 7 26 23 33
M. Beleskey 63 22 10 15 32
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 33 11 5 .914 2.40
J. Gibson 13 7 0 .916 2.58

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