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Josh Anderson | Winger | #77

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 scored his team's lone goal as the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Arizona Coyotes 1-0 on Saturday night.
Anderson scored his 11th goal of the season thirty seconds into the game and that stood as the only goal in this game. The winger also recorded a game-high seven shots. He now has 11 goals and 18 points in 28 games for the Blue Jackets. He is well on pace to break his career-high of 17 goals in a season. Dec 9 - 9:55 PM

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Josh Anderson found the back of the net in a 3-2 shootout win over Carolina on Tuesday.

That extended Anderson's point streak to four games. He has nine goals and 14 points in 23 contests in 2017-18.
Nov 29 - 6:44 AM

Josh Anderson is on a three-game point streak.

Anderson reached that point by registering an assist in Columbus' 3-1 loss to Montreal Monday night. He has eight goals and 13 points in 22 games this season.
Nov 28 - 7:38 AM

Josh Anderson scored the overtime winner for the Columbus Blue Jackets in a 1-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.

Anderson's overtime marker was his second OT winner of the year. The winger now has eight goals and 11 points in 20 games played with the Jackets this season.
Nov 22 - 9:43 PM

Josh Anderson scored the game-winning goal in Friday's 2-1 overtime win over the Winnipeg Jets.

Anderson collected a loose puck behind the Jets' net before coming out front and beating Steve Mason with a wrister. He finished the game with a plus-1 rating, three shots on goal and two hits in 16:23 of ice time. The winger has three goals and two assists in eight games this season. Cam Atkinson also found the back of the net for the Blue Jackets.
Oct 27 - 10:09 PM

Josh Anderson will make his season debut Tuesday versus Carolina.

Anderson missed training camp because of a contract holdout and just returned to the team from a conditioning assignment in the minors. He produced 17 goals, 29 points and 89 penalty minutes last year.
Oct 9 - 4:46 PM

Josh Anderson had seven shots on goal in his only start for the Cleveland Monsters.

Anderson was sent down for a conditioning stint as he missed all of training camp waiting for a contract as a restricted free agent. The winger will provide some grit to the lineup and a 15-20 goal season is not out of the question for the rugged Anderson.
Oct 9 - 6:11 AM

Josh Anderson has been brought up by Columbus from his conditioning assignment.

Anderson suited up in one game for the AHL's Cleveland Monsters during his brief stint with the team. He ended his contract holdout with Columbus just before the start of the regular season. Anderson's season debut could come Tuesday at Carolina.
Oct 8 - 2:02 PM

Josh Anderson could return to the Columbus Blue Jackets as early as Sunday.

The Blue Jackets sent Anderson to Cleveland of the AHL this week as he missed the entire training camp as an RFA holdout. He had seven shots on goal in the Monsters 4-0 loss Friday and will come back to the Blue Jackets for a skate to determine if he is able to return. Look for 15 goals and 30-35 points from Anderson with plenty of penalty minutes this season.
Oct 8 - 6:50 AM

Josh Anderson will report to AHL Cleveland on a conditioning assignment.

Anderson missed the entirety of Columbus' training camp as a contract holdout. This will give him an opportunity to get up to speed before playing with the Blue Jackets.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 5 - 6:20 PM

Josh Anderson will not participate in the Blue Jackets' season opener.

Anderson missed all of Columbus' training camp as a contract holdout. He only recently agreed to a three-year deal with the club. When asked when Anderson might be available, coach John Tortorella said, "No idea."
Oct 4 - 5:04 AM

Josh Anderson's agent has confirmed that his client has agreed to terms with Columbus.

The terms haven't been disclosed yet, but Elliotte Friedman reported that it was a three-year, $5.55 million contract. Anderson had 17 goals and 29 points in 78 games in his first full NHL campaign in 2016-17. He might struggle initially this season given the he missed the Blue Jackets' full training camp as a restricted free agent.
Oct 3 - 4:23 AM

The Columbus Blue Jackets have reportedly signed Josh Anderson to a three-year deal worth a total of $5.55 million.

The $1.85 million cap hit seems like a good deal for Columbus. Anderson, who was a restricted free agent, held out for all of training camp. The 23-year-old had 17 goals, 29 points and 89 penalty minutes in 78 games with the Blue Jackets last season. There were rumblings about him wanting out of Columbus, but the Jackets did well to wait him out. It'll be interesting to see how long it takes for him to get in game shape. He'll only have fantasy value in leagues that award points for penalty minutes.
Oct 2 - 10:50 PM

Josh Anderson reportedly requested a trade, but the team denied that report.

"This trade request is news to me," Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen said. "And we are not looking to trade Josh Anderson." It was suggested that perhaps the possibility of a sign-and-trade was what was raised. Either way, Anderson remains unsigned with the start of the regular season just around the corner. The two are reportedly just $150,000 apart on a three-year contract, but are unwilling to bridge the gap on principle. Anderson had 17 goals and 29 points in 78 games last season.
Sep 28 - 1:25 PM

With the season fast approaching, Josh Anderson remains unsigned.

Anderson is one of just two remaining restricted free agents. He hasn't been participating in training camp as a result. At this point even if the dispute is resolved, missing so much of training camp might hinder him in the early portion of the campaign. He had 17 goals and 29 points in 78 contests last season.
Sep 27 - 4:57 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Alexander Wennberg
2Nick Foligno
3Brandon Dubinsky
4Lukas Sedlak
5Jordan Schroeder
6Sam Vigneault
LW1Artemi Panarin
2Boone Jenner
3Pierre-Luc Dubois
4Matt Calvert
5Markus Hannikainen
6Tyler Motte
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Oliver Bjorkstrand
3Josh Anderson
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4David Savard
5Ryan Murray
6Scott Harrington
7Gabriel Carlsson
8Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo