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Frederik Andersen | Goalie | #31

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (28) / 10/2/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 230
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 3 (87) / ANA
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Frederik Andersen was named the top goaltender at the 2018 World Championship.
Andersen posted a 1.65 goals-against average and .944 save percentage in six appearances for Denmark. Denmark was the host of the tournament, but the team failed to get to the knockout round despite Andersen's strong play. May 20 - 5:39 PM
Source: IIHF.com

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Frederik Andersen allowed six goals on 35 shots in Wednesday's 7-4 loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 7.

Despite leading 1-0 and 2-1 in the first period, the Leafs went into the intermission trailing 3-2. Andersen bounced back in the second frame, as he turned aside all 13 shots he faced in the period. Things unraveled in the third though. Andersen allowed a pair of weak goals to Torey Krug and Jake DeBrusk, which allowed Boston to take a 5-4 lead. Unfortunately for the Leafs, they never recovered. Andersen finished the postseason with a 3.76 goals-against average and .896 save percentage. The 28-year-old was brilliant at times during this series, but he also allowed some weak goals along the way.
Apr 25 - 11:06 PM

Frederik Andersen will get the start in Game 7 against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.

Andersen will have to be on his game if the Leafs are going to advance to the second round and he has been the best player on the team in their three victories this series. Andersen has turned aside 74 of 78 shots (.949 save percentage) in the past two games.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 25 - 6:38 PM

Frederik Andersen allowed one goal on 33 shots in Monday's 3-1 Game 6 win over the Boston Bruins.

Andersen had a great night and looked comfortable and confident from the start. His best save came with the Leafs on the penalty kill late in the third when he robbed David Krejci of the tying goal with his blocker. Toronto has now forced Game 7 after trailing 3-1 in the series. Game 7 is scheduled for Wednesday night in Boston and Andersen will need another great performance for what is likely to be a hostile crowd.
Apr 23 - 10:09 PM

Frederik Andersen is expected to be in the crease for Game 6 against Boston on Monday night.

Andersen was excellent in Saturday's 4-3 victory with 42 saves. He has posted a 2-2 record with a 3.86 goals-against average and .895 save percentage in the series. Those obviously aren't great looking numbers, but he has been the star for Toronto in both of the team's victories in the series.
Apr 23 - 11:34 AM

Frederik Andersen stopped 42 of 45 shots in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins.

The Maple Leafs had 2-0 and 4-1 leads in the second period, but the Bruins made things interesting early in the third frame by cutting the deficit to 4-3. Andersen managed to keep his team ahead by coming up with some big saves. The Leafs also took the last four penalties of the game, but Boston didn't manage to convert on any of those power plays. Andersen now has a 2-2 record with a 3.85 goals-against-average and a .895 save percentage this postseason. The Leafs now trail the best-of-seven series 3-2. Game 6 will be played in Toronto on Monday night.
Apr 21 - 11:29 PM

Frederik Andersen will be between the pipes for Game 5 against Boston on Saturday night.

Andersen and the Maple Leafs can't afford to lose another game in this series, or they'll be heading home for the summer. He has a 1-2 record with a 4.12 goals-against-average and a .880 save percentage during the postseason.
Apr 21 - 6:16 PM

Frederik Andersen turned aside 18 of 21 shots in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Boston Bruins.

Andersen surrendered the game's first goal just 28 seconds into the first period. Tomas Plekanec managed to tie the game at one in the opening frame, but the Bruins went ahead on a second-period goal by Brad Marchand. Andersen now owns a 1-3 record with a 4.12 goals-against-average and a .880 save percentage this postseason. The Maple Leafs are now down 1-3 in this best-of-seven series. Game 5 will be played in Boston on Saturday night. It'll be do-or-die for Toronto this weekend.
Apr 19 - 11:10 PM

Frederik Andersen will be between the pipes for Game 4 against Boston on Thursday night.

Andersen made 40 saves in Monday's win in Game 3. He gave up a couple of weak goals in that one, but he turned in a strong performance in the third frame to keep his team in front. Andersen has a 1-1 record with a 4.54 goals-against-average and .885 save percentage this postseason.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 19 - 6:12 PM

Frederik Andersen turned aside 40 of 42 shots in Monday's 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins.

Andersen will probably want to have both of Boston's goals back, but he still managed to come up with a few fantastic saves throughout the game. He saved his best save for last, as he dove to his right to make a paddle save on Bruins forward David Pastrnak, which kept the Leafs in front 4-2. Andersen has a 4.54 goals-against-average and .885 save percentage this postseason. The Leafs trail the best-of-seven series 2-1. They'll have a chance to even up the series at home on Thursday night.
Apr 16 - 10:54 PM

Frederik Andersen will be back between the pipes for Game 3 Monday night when the Leafs-Bruins' first-round series shifts back to Toronto.

Andersen was pulled early in Game 2 on Saturday after he allowed three goals on five shots. He can't be blamed completely for Toronto's breakdowns in the defensive zone, but he has to be better than he's been thus far. Andersen has allowed eight goals on 45 shots for an .822 save percentage.
Apr 15 - 1:35 PM

Frederik Andersen was pulled after allowing three goals on five shots in a 7-3 loss to the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.

Andersen couldn't even get out of the first period for the Maple Leafs. The goaltender was pulled after allowing a weird bounce that resulted in Kevan Miller's first of the playoffs. The Danish goalie has a 6.65 GAA and a save percentage of .822 after two outings this postseason. Curtis McElhinney surrendered four goals on 23 shots and took the loss in relief. The Leafs trail the Bruins 2-0 in their first-round series with Game 3 set for Monday night at Toronto.
Apr 14 - 11:41 PM

Frederik Andersen will be between the pipes for Game 2 against the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.

The Leafs will look to bounce back after dropping Game 1 by a score of 5-1. Andersen has an 0-1 record with a 5.00 goals-against-average and .875 save percentage thus far in the playoffs.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 14 - 6:50 PM

Frederik Andersen allowed five goals on 40 shots in a 5-1 loss to the Boston Bruins.

Special teams was a big difference in tonight's game with the Bruins scoring on three of six power play attempts while the Leafs failed to score on their three power plays. The Leafs were completely out worked over the final two periods, giving up a combined 31 shots to their 18. Andersen's career post-season record falls to 19-14 with a 2.48 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage.
Apr 12 - 10:24 PM

Frederik Andersen will get the start in Game 1 of Toronto's first-round series against the Boston Bruins.

Andersen set a Maple Leafs franchise record by winning 38 games in 2017-18. He finished the year with a 38-21-5 record, a 2.81 goals-against-average and a .918 save percentage.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 12 - 6:05 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Auston Matthews
2Nazem Kadri
3Tyler Bozak
4Tomas Plekanec
5Dominic Moore
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Patrick Marleau
3Zach Hyman
4Kasperi Kapanen
5Josh Leivo
6Matt Martin
7Joffrey Lupul
RW1William Nylander
2Mitch Marner
3Connor Brown
4Leo Komarov
5Nathan Horton
D1Morgan Rielly
2Jake Gardiner
3Nikita Zaitsev
4Ron Hainsey
5Connor Carrick
6Roman Polak
G1Frederik Andersen
2Curtis McElhinney