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Josh Anderson | Winger | #34

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (23) / 5/7/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 221
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 4 (95) / CLM
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Josh Anderson is still a restricted free agent.
The Blue Jackets prevented Anderson from being taken by Vegas in the expansion draft with a trade and now they have to get a contract done. Columbus also has to sign RFA Alexander Wennberg, so GM Jarmo Kekalainen still has some important work to do before the start of training camp. Aug 11 - 2:54 PM

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Columbus has a deal with Vegas to steer them away from picking Josh Anderson, Joonas Korpisalo and Jack Johnson in the expansion draft.

It's believed that the Golden Knights will receive a first-round draft pick (No. 24 overall) and a prospect who isn't Pierre-Luc Dubois or Sonny Milano. Vegas is expected to select either Matt Calvert or William Karlsson, while taking David Clarkson's contract as well.
Jun 21 - 2:48 PM

Josh Anderson could end up being available for Las Vegas in the expansion draft.

"Anything can happen in the summer," Anderson said earlier this week. "I talk about this group all the time, how close it is together. It's such a young core right now. It's so close on the ice and off the ice. Obviously, I want to stay here. I want to be here a long time. Hopefully, I will be here a long time." The 6-foot-3, 221-pound forward would be an attractive player for the Golden Knights if he is left unprotected. Anderson posted 17 goals, 29 points and 89 penalty minutes in 78 games for Columbus in 2016-17. Columbus will probably do anything they can to keep him on their roster.
Apr 29 - 10:46 AM

Josh Anderson scored his first career playoff goal in the Blue Jackets' 5-4 win over Pittsburgh Tuesday night.

It was also Anderson's second point in four postseason games. During the regular season he scored 17 goals and 28 points in 78 contests.
Apr 19 - 10:15 AM

Josh Anderson registered an assist in Columbus' 3-1 loss to Pittsburgh in Game 1.

Anderson was making his playoffs debut at the age of 22. He had 17 goals and 28 points in 78 regular season contests.
Apr 13 - 10:07 AM

Josh Anderson scored his 16th goal of the season during Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Islanders.

The rookie is now up to 27 points this season through 66 games this season. Which won't win him the Calder Trophy, but certainly amounts to a quality first campaign.
Mar 18 - 5:34 PM

Josh Anderson has three goals this season against the New York Islanders in three games.

It's not like Anderson is a 40 goal scorer as he has only 15 thus far. The Blue Jackets take on the Islanders Saturday so Anderson could be a nice play in Daily Fantasy.
Mar 18 - 7:57 AM

Josh Anderson scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers.

Anderson picked up the primary assist on Zach Werenski's goal at the 15:51 mark of the second period. He scored the go-ahead marker just over three minutes later. Anderson finished the game with a plus-2 rating, two penalty minutes and three shots on goal in 9:24 of ice time. He has 15 goals and 11 assists in 65 games this season.
Mar 16 - 11:27 PM

Columbus will get Josh Anderson (lower body) back on Monday.

Anderson is returning a bit ahead of his seven-to-10 day timetable. "The docs say one week, 10 days, or two weeks. But ... young blood heals quick," Anderson said. He has 14 goals and 24 points in 63 games this season.
Mar 13 - 3:56 PM

Josh Anderson (lower body) is expected to miss seven-to-10 days.

It's believed that he suffered an injury to his right knee on Sunday. Anderson has contributed 14 goals, 24 points and 64 PIMs in 63 games this season.
Mar 6 - 5:02 PM

Josh Anderson left Sunday's match with the Devils early due to a lower body injury.

The rugged forward played just six minutes worth of action without making an impact on the stat line. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Mar 5 - 7:06 PM

Josh Anderson is heating up for Columbus, as he tallied yet another goal during Sunday's 5-2 win over the Rangers.

He now owns points in four of his last five games, with four goals and one assist over that span. For the season Anderson has 14 markers and 24 points in 59 games.
Feb 26 - 9:00 PM

Josh Anderson has produced a goal and an assist in the last two games.

He had an assist and two penalty minutes in 15:02 of ice time versus Pittsburgh on Friday night. Anderson has recorded 11 goals, 21 points and 62 PIMs in 56 games this season.
Feb 18 - 10:34 AM

Josh Anderson has recovered from his concussion and will play against the Canucks on Thursday.

Through 51 games so far this season the talented youngster has posted 10 goals and 19 points along with 56 PIMs and 86 hits.
Feb 9 - 1:30 PM

Josh Anderson (concussion) was injured on Tuesday night following a hit from Detroit's Brendan Smith.

He didn't return to the contest after he failed the NHL's concussion protocol test. Columbus didn't update his status on Wednesday because the team didn't hold a practice, but he shouldn't be expected to play Thursday.
Feb 8 - 5:42 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Brandon Dubinsky
2Alexander Wennberg
3Pierre-Luc Dubois
4Lukas Sedlak
5Jordan Schroeder
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Boone Jenner
3Matt Calvert
4Tyler Motte
5Sonny Milano
6Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Nick Foligno
3Josh Anderson
4Oliver Bjorkstrand
5Zac Dalpe
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Ryan Murray
6Scott Harrington
7Gabriel Carlsson
8Cameron Gaunce
9Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo