Player Page

Craig Anderson | Goalie | #41

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (35) / 5/21/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 184
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 3 (73) / CHI
Contract: view contract details

Latest News

Recent News

Craig Anderson (personal) doesn't have a firm timetable for his return, but the earliest it could come is Saturday.
"Right now, it's one (game)," said coach Guy Boucher. "Is it two? We're not sure. Right now, it's one game at a time. He won't be here Friday, but we'll see come Saturday. We know if he doesn't have any practice, he's fine (to play)." Anderson is away from the team to be with his wife, Nicholle, as she is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments at a New York hospital for a rare throat cancer. Dec 1 - 8:10 AM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days

Player News


Craig Anderson has left the Senators for personal reasons.

This was expected to happen, so hopefully you are prepared for his absence. Anderson isn't expected to be available for Thursday's contest against Philadelphia. He is back with his wife as she continues to battle cancer. Consider him day-to-day for the time being.
Nov 30 - 1:53 PM

Craig Anderson allowed five goals on 28 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

It was a rough night at the office for Anderson. The five goals against are a season-high for him. The loss also snaps his four-game winning streak. Anderson has a 12-5-1 record with a 2.20 goals-against-average and a .930 save percentage in 2016-17.
Nov 29 - 11:23 PM

Craig Anderson will start Tuesday's match against Buffalo.

Anderson was named the first star of the week for the period ending Nov. 27. He guided the Senators to a 4-0-0 record, while shutting the door on the opposition with a 1.25 goals-against average and .960 save percentage.
Nov 29 - 1:32 PM

Craig Anderson was named the NHL's first star of the week on Monday.

He posted a 4-0-0 record with a 1.25 goals-against average, a .960 save percentage and one shutout. Anderson wasn't initially scheduled to play against the Rangers Sunday, but requested to start and he posted his third shutout of the year. He wants to get all the games he can because he is expected to leave the team again soon to be his wife, Nicholle, who continues to battle cancer.
Nov 29 - 11:07 AM

Craig Anderson delivered a fine performance on Broadway Sunday night as the Senators shut out the Rangers 2-0.

Anderson stopped all 33 shots he faced to improve to 7-1-1 with three shutouts at Madison Square Garden. The Park Ridge, Illinois native is now 12-4-1 this season with a terrific 2.03 goals against average and .936 save percentage.
Nov 27 - 11:47 PM

Craig Anderson will be between the pipes on Sunday against the Rangers.

Anderson has won four of his last five starts, with just 11 total goals against in that span. He's 11-4-1 with a .932 save percentage and a 2.15 GAA so far this season. He's also played the Rangers particularly well in his career, going 8-5-3 with a with a .941 SV% and a .188 GAA. Mighty impressive.
Nov 27 - 2:46 PM

Craig Anderson made 32 saves on 33 shots Saturday night as the Ottawa Senators beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a 2-1 contest.

Anderson is on a four-game positive trajectory after recording a save percentage of only .826 on November 19th against the Panthers. He responded with a .923 against the Canadiens three nights later, .950 in a 3-1 victory over the Bruins Thursday night, and now the .970 in this 2-1 win over the Hurricanes.
Nov 27 - 12:30 AM

Craig Anderson will guard Ottawa's crease on Saturday against Carolina.

Despite all the turmoil in his life, the veteran netminder Anderson continues to put up another excellent season. He's gone 3-1-1 over his last five starts with just a dozen goals against in that span. He also sports a .929 save percentage and nine Quality Starts in 15 tries this season.
Nov 26 - 1:29 PM

Craig Anderson stopped 19 of 20 shots in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins.

Anderson gave up the game's first goal with 11 seconds remaining in the first period, but the Senators managed to fight back to win the game. He has a 4-1-1 record in his last six outings and he improved his overall record to 10-4-1. Anderson will enter his next start with a 2.23 goals-against-average and a .929 save percentage.
Nov 24 - 11:12 PM

Craig Anderson will be in goal Thursday night against Boston.

He made 36 saves in a 4-3 win over Montreal on Tuesday to lift him to a 9-4-1 record. Anderson has registered a 2.32 goals-against average and a .928 save percentage this season.
Nov 24 - 8:14 AM

Craig Anderson stopped 36 of 39 shots in a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.

Anderson stood tall and turned aside 13 of 14 shots by the Canadiens in the third period. He out-played Carey Price on the other end. His performance earned him the third star of the game. The win improves his record to 9-4-1, with a 2.32 goals against average and a .928 save percentage. He has now had a save percentage of .900 or better in nine of his last 10 outings.
Nov 22 - 10:58 PM

Craig Anderson will be in the crease for Tuesday's game against Montreal.

Anderson owns an 8-4-1 record with a 2.26 goals-against average, a .928 save percentage and two shutouts in 13 previous starts this season.
Nov 22 - 1:23 PM

Craig Anderson faced only 23 shots on goal Saturday night and four of them got past him as the Florida Panthers lost a 4-1 contest to the Ottawa Senators.

Anderson is coming off an eight-game streak in which he has a save percentage of .900 or better that included a pair of shutout victories. Tonight’s effort was only an .826, which was his worst outing of the season.
Nov 20 - 12:45 AM

Craig Anderson will start in Satursday's game against

Anderson didn't dress for Thursday's game for personal reasons. He has a 2.12 GAA and .934 save percentage in 12 contests in 2016-17.
Nov 18 - 2:39 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Zack Smith
5Chris Kelly
6Curtis Lazar
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Clarke MacArthur
3Ryan Dzingel
4Tom Pyatt
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Chris Neil
4Buddy Robinson
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Fredrik Claesson
8Andreas Englund
G1Craig Anderson
2Mike Condon
3Andrew Hammond