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Fasth Stops 3 Of 6 In Shootout To Lift Ducks Past Blues

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ST. LOUIS, MO - FEBRUARY 9: Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues misses a penalty shot against Viktor Fasth #30 of the Anaheim Ducks at the Scottrade Center on February 9, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

ST. LOUIS, MO – FEBRUARY 9: Vladimir Tarasenko #91 of the St. Louis Blues misses a penalty shot against Viktor Fasth #30 of the Anaheim Ducks at the Scottrade Center on February 9, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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ST. LOUIS (AP) Viktor Fasth stopped three of six shootout attempts to become the first NHL goalie in eight years to win his first five starts, and Bobby Ryan had two goals and two assists as the Anaheim Ducks beat the struggling St. Louis Blues 6-5 on Saturday night.

Fasth, who began the game first in the NHL with a 1.06 goals-against average and a .957 save percentage, allowed five goals on 31 shots. Nolan Schaefer won his first five starts for San Jose in 2005.

Teemu Selanne had a goal and three assists, Andrew Cogliano and Saku Koivu also scored, and Nick Bonino netted the deciding tally in the shootout for the Ducks on their sixth attempt.

David Backes had a goal and an assist for the Blues, who have dropped four straight. Chris Stewart and Alexander Steen each had a goal and two assists for the St. Louis and David Perron and T.J. Oshie also scored

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