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Craig Anderson | Goalie | #41

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (34) / 5/21/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 184
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 3 (73) / CHI
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Craig Anderson allowed three goals on 10 shots before he was yanked in the Senators' lopsided 7-2 loss to Edmonton on Thursday night.
Andrew Hammond didn't fare much better, making 14 saves and allowing four goals. Anderson falls to 20-17-4 this season with a 2.95 goals against average and .912 save percentage Feb 4 - 11:57 PM

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Craig Anderson will probably play between the pipes on Thursday.

Anderson was the first goalie off the ice following Ottawa's morning skate, which is usually a good indicator of who the starter will be. Anderson allowed six goals on 44 shots versus Pittsburgh in his last start.
Feb 4 - 11:48 AM

Craig Anderson allowed six goals on 44 shots in Tuesday's 6-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Ottawa trailed 2-0 and 3-1, but were able to mount a comeback. They grabbed a 4-3 lead in the second period before Penguins captain Sidney Crosby scored three consecutive goals. Anderson has a 20-16-4 record with a 2.89 goals-against-average and a .913 save percentage this season.
Feb 2 - 11:14 PM

Craig Anderson stopped 19 of 22 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

The 34-year-old has dropped two of his last three contests. Anderson has a 20-15-4 record with a 2.81 goals-against-average and a .915 save percentage this season. He'll be an above-average fantasy goaltender down the stretch.
Jan 26 - 10:46 PM

Craig Anderson will face Buffalo on Tuesday night.

After shutting out the Rangers on Sunday afternoon, Anderson will look to keep up the pace. Earlier in the season Anderson turned away 26 of 27 shots for the win as well. Anderson's a hot and rested veteran going facing a young Buffalo team that lost to those same Rangers 5-2 last night, so don't overthink this decision.
Jan 26 - 6:22 PM

Craig Anderson stopped everyone of the 32 shots the Rangers put on him Sunday afternoon.

It's the third shutout of the season, and 32nd of Anderson's career. He's now 20-14-4 on the season, but still ranks either most or second most in goals allowed, shots faced, and saved made in the League.
Jan 24 - 5:36 PM

Craig Anderson will face the NY Rangers on Sunday afternoon.

Anderson, who leads the league in goals against with 104 through 37 games this season, has not fared well of late. He's allowed at least three goals in each of his past four starts, including four on seven shots in just 13:56 of work to New Jersey. Perhaps ironically however, he's posted a .922 save percentage and 2.58 GAA in 22 games versus the east. Which compares favorable to his season's .913 save percentage and 2.88 GAA.
Jan 24 - 1:26 PM

Craig Anderson was pulled from Thursday's game against the Devils after he allowed four goals on seven shots.

Anderson was yanked just 13:56 into the game after New Jersey goals from Joseph Blandisi, Kyle Palmieri (twice) and Travis Zajac. Andrew Hammond entered the game in relief of Anderson and he gave up a goal before the end of the first period.
Jan 21 - 8:22 PM

Craig Anderson will play between the pipes on Thursday.

It will be Anderson's fourth consecutive start. He's won his last two contests, bumping his record up to 19-13-4 this season.
Jan 20 - 4:54 PM

Craig Anderson made 32 saves on 35 shots, including another three in the shootout, in a 4-3 victory over the Sharks.

Anderson has won his last two starts to give him a 19-13-4 record on the season. He also owns a .916 save percentage and a 2.79 goals-against average. The Sharks outshot the Senators in every period of play, but Anderson got the team the win even though San Jose rallied back from a 2-0 deficit.
Jan 19 - 3:19 AM

Craig Anderson will start for Ottawa in Monday's game against San Jose.

The 34-year-old has two wins in his last three games, but just two in his last five contests. Anderson has an 18-13-4 record with a 2.79 goals-against-average and a .916 save percentage this season.
Jan 18 - 7:16 PM

Craig Anderson's 5-3 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday was his 200th career win.

Anderson is the 79th goalie to ever reach that milestone. His next victory will break a tie with former Senators goaltender Patrick Lalime on the all-time wins list. Anerson is also close to his coach, Rick Wamsley, who finished his career with 204 victories.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Jan 17 - 10:59 AM

Craig Anderson turned aside 30 of 33 shots in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.

The Kings had a 3-1 lead in the third period, but Anderson's team scored four unanswered goals in the last 12 minutes of the game. Anderson has an 18-13-4 record with a 2.79 goals-against-average and a .916 save percentage this season.
Jan 16 - 6:51 PM

Craig Anderson has been confirmed as the Senators' starting goalie for Saturday afternoon's tilt against the Kings.

Make sure you have Anderson active early as the game is a matinee that starts at 4:00 pm EST.
Jan 16 - 10:41 AM

Craig Anderson will be the Ottawa Senators' starter on Saturday.

Anderson has lost four of his last five games, dropping is record to 17-13-4 this season. He also has a 2.78 GAA and .917 save percentage in 34 contests.
Jan 15 - 6:18 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Kyle Turris
2Mika Zibanejad
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Zack Smith
5Curtis Lazar
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Clarke MacArthur
3Milan Michalek
4Shane Prince
5David Dziurzynski
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Chris Neil
4Alex Chiasson
D1Erik Karlsson
2Marc Methot
3Cody Ceci
4Patrick Wiercioch
5Mark Borowiecki
6Jared Cowen
7Chris Wideman
G1Craig Anderson
2Andrew Hammond