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Craig Anderson | Goalie | #41

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (35) / 5/21/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 184
Drafted: 2001 / Rd. 3 (73) / CHI
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Craig Anderson will turn 35 next month and he understands that he may not have many years left in him.
"Eventually, you run out of next years," he said, "You can sit here and say 'there's always next year' and every player does it when they're a young guy. But when you get to my age, you just can't say that any more because there's no wick at the end of the candle there." He recommended that players train their minds over the summer as well as their bodies. Anderson feels that being mentally tough is a learned skill and it could help the Senators moving forward. Apr 12 - 8:31 AM

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Craig Anderson made 33 saves on 34 shots to help the Senators defeat Florida 3-1 on Thursday night.

Anderson, playing for the first time in over a week, notched his second straight win. He is now 31-23-5 this year with a 2.78 goals against average and .917 save percentage.
Apr 8 - 1:23 AM

Craig Anderson will play between the pipes on Thursday.

Anderson served as Andrew Hammond's backup in Ottawa's previous two contests. Anderson has a 2.81 GAA and .915 save percentage in 59 games this season.
Apr 7 - 11:44 AM

Look for Craig Anderson to start in goal against the Flyers Sarturday afternoon.

He has shut out the Flyers 4-0 this season and is the logical choice to get the call for Saturday's matinee. Make sure you have Anderson active early.
Apr 2 - 10:43 AM

Craig Anderson made 23 saves on 25 shots to lead the Senators to a 3-2 win over the Wild on Thursday night.

Winless in his past three appearances, the 34-year-old played well enough to get back in the win column. He is 30-23-5 this season with a 2.81 goals against average and .915 save percentage.
Apr 1 - 1:22 AM

Craig Anderson will be the Ottawa Senators' starter Thursday night.

Anderson has allowed at least three goals in each of his last three games. He has a 2.82 GAA and .915 save percentage in 58 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 31 - 2:41 PM

Craig Anderson stopped 35 of 39 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss to Anaheim Saturday night.

Anderson surrendered three goals on 13 shots in the third period to concede Ottawa's considerable lead. This is the third straight game that Anderson has allowed at least three goals.
Mar 26 - 10:35 PM

Confirming an earlier note, Craig Anderson will indeed face Anaheim on Saturday.

Considering where the Senators and where the Ducks are in the standings, and how porous Ottawa's defense is, you may wish to find a more favorable matchup.
Mar 26 - 5:53 PM

Look for Craig Anderson to get the call Saturday night against the Ducks.

Anderson is coming off a poor 17-save, 4-1 loss to the Capitals on Tuesday night. He needs to do better than that to be worthy of a start and we don't like his chances against a strong Anaheim squad. Anderson sports a 29-23-4 record with a 2.80 goals against average and .915 save percentage this season.
Mar 26 - 9:53 AM

Craig Anderson allowed three goals on 21 shots in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.

Washington's fourth goal was scored into an empty net. Anderson didn't allow a goal in the second or third periods, but the damage was done when he gave up three goals on eight shots in the opening frame. Anderson has a 29-23-4 record with a 2.80 goals-against-average and a .915 save percentage this season.
Mar 22 - 11:17 PM

Craig Anderson will start Tuesday's game against Washington.

He owns an 11-6-1 record against the Capitals in his career to go with a 2.27 goals-against average and a .928 save percentage.
Mar 21 - 4:20 PM

Craig Anderson had a sloppy game in Friday's 3-1 loss to Buffalo.

Anderson may have turned away 31 of 34 shots, including five of six on special teams, but he'll certainly want all three of the goals back as he was frequently caught out of position. The loss drops his record to 29-22-4 with a 2.80 GAA and .916 save percentage.
Mar 18 - 10:46 PM

It looks like Craig Anderson will get the nod on Friday.

That's based on the fact that Anderson was the first goalie off the ice following the morning skate. He has a 2.80 GAA and .916 save percentage in 55 contests this season.
Mar 18 - 12:20 PM

Craig Anderson turned aside 23 of 25 shots in a 3-2 overtime win over the Minnesota Wild.

Anderson was beaten early in both the first and third periods. Anderson's record is 29-21-4 this season to go along with a 2.80 goals-against-average and a .916 save percentage. The 34-yaer-old is 7-3 over his last 10 starts and is 2-1 since having returned from a four game absence (lower-body injury).
Mar 15 - 11:20 PM

Craig Anderson will start against Minnesota on Tuesday night.

Though Anderson's even strength save percentage has maintained at a respectable .926 for the season, he doesn't project to be a good start tonight. Minnesota has won seven of their last 10 games, and Anderson has struggled considerably against Western foes. He's surrendered 65 goals in just 20 games against such opponents this season.
Mar 15 - 6:02 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Kyle Turris
2Mika Zibanejad
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Zack Smith
5Curtis Lazar
6Scott Gomez
7Phil Varone
8Buddy Robinson
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Clarke MacArthur
3Ryan Dzingel
4Matt Puempel
5David Dziurzynski
6Nick Paul
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Chris Neil
4Alex Chiasson
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Patrick Wiercioch
8Fredrik Claesson
9Ben Harpur
10Mike Kostka
11Chris Phillips
G1Craig Anderson
2Andrew Hammond