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Anders Lindback | Goalie

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/3/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 215
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Anders Lindback is interested in coming back to the Sabres next season.
"This is a thing I do want to be a part of," he said. "You never want to be last overall in the standings, and I know that's not going to be the case the next couple of years in this organization. I want to be somewhere I can get a chance, and I really, really like it here." There haven't been any contract discussions yet between the two sides. Lindback posted a .924 save percentage and a 2.76 GAA after he was acquired from Dallas. He is eligible for unrestricted free agency. If Buffalo doesn't bring him back then they will seek another netminder on the free agent market or perhaps look to acquire one through a trade. Apr 28 - 8:36 AM

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Anders Lindback made 36 saves in Buffalo’s 2-0 loss to the Penguins on Saturday night.

Lindback gave up only one goal. Have the Sabres found themselves a goalie to build around? Lindback was actually very good in the final two months with Buffalo, posting a .926 save percentage in March and .922 one in April. On the year, he had a 3.11 goals-against average and .909 SV%.
Apr 11 - 10:05 PM

Look for Anders Lindback to get the start against Pittsburgh Saturday night.

The Sabres have a chance to play spoiler as a win against the Penguins could knock them out of the playoffs if Ottawa and Boston win Saturday. The Sabres have already clinched last place in the NHL and a draft pick that would enable them to pick either Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel so they should be lose. It will be an interesting game.
Apr 11 - 9:12 AM

Anders Lindback allowed three goals on 39 shots in Friday's 4-2 loss to Columbus.

The 26-year-old has allowed three goals or more in four straight games but he is 2-2-0 during that stretch. Lindback's numbers might not be great but he has been good since being acquired from Dallas. His record falls to 6-15-2 on the season and he has a 3.15 goals-against-average to go along with a .907 save percentage.
Apr 10 - 10:10 PM

Anders Lindback will get the start against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.

Don't look now but Lindback has been quite good for the Sabres through 14 games, posting a 4-6-2 record with just 36 goals against since coming over by the trade deadline from Dallas. He even boasts seven Quality Starts against just a single Really Bad Start. Perhaps Lindback isn't such a bad option in a pinch, then.
Apr 10 - 5:15 PM

Goalie Anders Lindback made 49 saves to help the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win against the visiting Carolina Hurricanes Monday night.

It was Lindback's finest NHL performance but the Sabres almost blew it. They were up 4-0 in this one before the Canes started coming back. Eric Staal cut the Buffalo lead to 4-3 with 5:22 left in the third after a scramble in front of the Sabres net. He picked up a loose puck and put a wrist shot past Lindback for his 23rd goal as the Hurricanes pulled Ward for the extra attacker. Lindback made five saves after Staal's goal to preserve the Sabres lead. Lindback is now 6-14-2. His goals-against average went down minimally, to a still-very-high 3.16. He has a .906 vsave percentage.
Apr 6 - 10:08 PM

Anders Lindback will be between the pipes when the Buffalo Sabres entertain the Carolina Hurricanes Monday night.

Lindback is 5-14-2, with a 3.17 goals-against average and a save percentage of .903.
Apr 6 - 6:34 PM

Look for Anders Lindback to get the start Saturday night against the Islanders.

He started and lost Friday night's contest to the Blackhawks but the Sabres really don't have any other options as both Chad Johnson and Matt Hackett are injured. We would stay away from Buffalo goalies from here on in.
Apr 4 - 9:03 AM

Anders Lindback relinquished a late third period lead and was dealt a 4-3 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks Friday night in Buffalo.

Lindback played an amazing 58 minutes but gave up two goals to Jonathan Toews in the last two minutes of the game and ended up on the losing side of the game. The loss drops his record to 5-14-2 in the 2014-2015 season. He should get two to three more starts as the seasons nears an end.
Apr 3 - 9:55 PM

Look for Anders Lindback to get the start Friday night against the Blackhawks.

Lindback played well in Wednesday's 4-3 win over Toronto. He will have a much more difficult time against Chicago Friday night, though. We would not start Lindback against the Hawks.
Apr 3 - 9:41 AM

Goaltender Anders Lindback played well in the Sabres' 4-3 triumph over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday night.

Lindback made 24 saves for his sixth win of the season. In his career against Toronto, Lindback is 3-0-1. He has a goals-against average now of 3.12 and a save percentage of .904. His record is 5-13-2. But, remember, he plays for the lamentable Sabres. He is not a fantasy option.
Apr 1 - 10:47 PM

Anders Lindback will start in goal for the Sabres Wednesday when they host the Maple Leafs.

Lindback will get his third straight start Wednesday where he will look for his fifth win of the season. In his only previous start against the Leafs this season, he was dealt an overtime loss while stopping 31 of 34 shots. In his career versus Toronto, he carries a 2-0-1 record with a 1.80 goals-against-average and .935 save percentage in four games.
Apr 1 - 5:07 PM

Anders Lindback will start between the pipes Monday night versus the Coyotes.

Monday’s game between the Coyotes and Sabres is a huge game in the standings as both teams are fighting for the Connor McDavid sweepstakes. With that said, Lindback will start make his 17th start of the 2014-2015 season. He has a 3-13-2 record this year with a 3.25 goals-against-average and .901 save percentage and has never faced the Coyotes in his career. Safe to say, leave him on the waiver wire and start a different goalie.
Mar 30 - 5:12 PM

Anders Lindback was pulled after the first period after giving up two goals in the Sabres’ 5-3 loss to the Avalanche on Saturday night.

Lindback faced 12 shots before hitting the showers. He has a 3.25 goals-against average and .901 save percentage. Matt Hackett was worse in relief, giving up three goals on 10 shots. He has an ugly 4.32 GAA and .884 SV%.
Mar 28 - 11:50 PM

Updating an earlier item, Anders Lindback will get the start against the Avalanche in Colordao Saturday night.

He is coming off a 4-3 loss to his former team, Dallas on Monday night but has played decently for a poor Buffalo squad since his arrival in upstate New York. That said, we would not start Lindback agasinst the Avs.
Mar 28 - 10:08 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Zemgus Girgensons
2Matt Ellis
LW1Matt Moulson
2Marcus Foligno
3Nicolas Deslauriers
4Jerry D'Amigo
5Evander Kane
6Cody McCormick
RW1Tyler Ennis
2Brian Gionta
3Cody Hodgson
4Zac Dalpe
5Patrick Kaleta
D1Zach Bogosian
2Rasmus Ristolainen
3Josh Gorges
4Nikita Zadorov
5Mike Weber
6Andre Benoit
7Andrej Meszaros
8Tyson Strachan
G1Anders Lindback
2Chad Johnson