National Hockey League

Fasth, Ducks blank Avalanche

Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Viktor Fasth posted 31 saves for his first career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks took a 3-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche.

Saku Koivu and Sheldon Souray each had a goal and an assist, while Francois Beauchemin also lit the lamp for the Ducks, who have won four straight games.

Semyon Varlamov was touched for all three goals on 20 shots for the Avalanche, who have been shut out in three of their 10 games this season.

Anaheim got the only goal it needed just 6:20 in when Souray's slap shot from the high slot made its way through traffic for his fourth goal of the season.

The Ducks made it a 2-0 game with 4:21 to play in the first after Teemu Selanne threw a shot on net from the right circle that saw Koivu snap it home for a power-play goal.

Beauchemin's goal on a one-timer from the slot off a pass by Daniel Winnik 10:45 into the second period gave the Ducks a 3-0 lead.

Fasth stopped 10 shots in each of the first two frame, then finished the contest with an 11-stop performance in the third to cap the whitewash.

Game Notes

Anaheim continues its six-game road trip in Dallas on Friday ... The Ducks acquired defenseman Ben Lovejoy from Pittsburgh for a fifth-round pick in the 2014 draft on Wednesday ... Colorado has off until Monday when it will host Phoenix ... Fasth has won all four games he's played in his rookie season ... Colorado won three of four from Anaheim last season.

02/07 00:15:38 ET

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