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Craig Anderson
W GAA Sv%
25 2.28 0.926
Team: Ottawa Senators Height: 6-2 Born: 5/21/1981
Position: GWeight: 184 Birthplace: Park Ridge, Illinois

Latest News
Apr. 24 4:25 PM PT5:25 PM MT6:25 PM CT7:25 PM ET23:25 GMT7:25 4:25 PM MST6:25 PM EST3:25 UAE (+1)19:25 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson was named a finalist for the Masterton Trophy on Monday.
Analysis: Anderson left the Senators for part of the 2016-17 season while wife Nicholle dealt with throat cancer. He returned to the team on Oct. 29 after Ottawa lost goaltender Andrew Hammond with a groin injury, but left again in early December while his wife underwent treatment. After the All-Star break, Anderson came back and helped the Senators to a playoff berth, finishing with 25 victories in 40 starts.
Apr. 21 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET3:49 GMT11:49 8:49 PM MST10:49 PM EST7:49 UAE (+1)23:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson stopped 36 shots in Friday's 3-2 double-OT loss to the Bruins.
Analysis: Anderson was between the pipes for 90:19 - the longest game of his career. He is now 3-2-0 with a 1.96 GAA and a shutout in this series.
Apr. 20 8:53 AM PT9:53 AM MT10:53 AM CT11:53 AM ET15:53 GMT23:53 8:53 AM MST10:53 AM EST19:53 UAE11:53 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson stopped 22 shots for his fourth career postseason shutout and the Senators beat Boston 1-0 on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Analysis: Anderson denied Brad Marchand on two breakaways in the first period to highlight the shutout, which came after he posted just an .892 save percentage in the series' first three games.
Apr. 13 1:24 PM PT2:24 PM MT3:24 PM CT4:24 PM ET20:24 GMT4:24 1:24 PM MST3:24 PM EST0:24 UAE (+1)16:24 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson let in two third-period goals as the Senators fell 2-1 at home to Boston in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. He finished with 23 saves.
Analysis: Anderson had been terrific over the first two periods, much like he was for much of the regular season. He posted a 1.47 GAA in winning all four matchups with Boston in regular-season play, so signs still point to this being a hard-fought, low-scoring series.
Apr. 6 6:10 PM PT7:10 PM MT8:10 PM CT9:10 PM ET1:10 GMT9:10 6:10 PM MST8:10 PM EST5:10 UAE (+1)21:10 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson stopped 28 shots in regulation and overtime and three more in the shootout Thursday night to help the Ottawa Senators beat Boston 2-1.
Analysis: Anderson has won his last two starts by stopping 52 of 53 shots following a 2-3-3 stretch in which he had an .895 save percentage.
Apr. 5 6:06 AM PT7:06 AM MT8:06 AM CT9:06 AM ET13:06 GMT21:06 6:06 AM MST8:06 AM EST17:06 UAE9:06 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made 24 saves for his fifth shutout of the season in the Senators' 2-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
Analysis: This was a solid effort from Anderson, who yielded nine goals in his previous two games and had a 3.19 goals-against average in the previous seven.
Apr. 4 7:44 AM PT8:44 AM MT9:44 AM CT10:44 AM ET14:44 GMT22:44 7:44 AM MST9:44 AM EST18:44 UAE10:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made 29 saves before stopping all but one of the seven shootout attempts he faced in a 5-4 loss to Detroit.
Analysis: Anderson has lost seven of his last eight starts - three in shootouts - while posting a 3.19 GAA and an .897 save percentage.
Mar. 31 8:32 AM PT9:32 AM MT10:32 AM CT11:32 AM ET15:32 GMT23:32 8:32 AM MST10:32 AM EST19:32 UAE11:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson had a rough outing Thursday, stopping just 21 of 26 shots in a loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: Anderson has lost five of his last six starts, posting a 3.10 GAA along with a .900 save percentage.
Mar. 25 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST7:55 UAE (+1)23:55 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson stopped just 21 shots in Ottawa's 3-1 loss at rival Montreal on Saturday.
Analysis: The veteran netminder is in a bit of a rut, having lost three of his last four starts and allowing three or more goals in each of those defeats. Prior to that sluggish stretch, Anderson posted a 1.67 goals-against average and .940 save percentage in winning six straight starts.
Mar. 22 6:18 AM PT7:18 AM MT8:18 AM CT9:18 AM ET13:18 GMT21:18 6:18 AM MST8:18 AM EST17:18 UAE9:18 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made 33 saves as the Senators improved to 3-0 against Boston this season with a 3-2 win Tuesday night.
Analysis: Anderson played his 499th career game and he's now 10-3-1 with a .934 save percentage in 14 starts since returning from injury Feb. 11.
Mar. 18 6:11 PM PT7:11 PM MT8:11 PM CT9:11 PM ET1:11 GMT9:11 6:11 PM MST8:11 PM EST5:11 UAE (+1)21:11 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson stopped 29 of 32 shots in a shootout loss to Montreal on Saturday after missing the two previous games with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: In 12 games since returning from a lengthy absence, Anderson is 9-2-1 with a .938 save percentage.
Mar. 14 12:25 PM PT1:25 PM MT2:25 PM CT3:25 PM ET19:25 GMT3:25 12:25 PM MST2:25 PM EST23:25 UAE15:25 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson will return from a lower-body injury Saturday against the Canadiens, but will likely back up Mike Condon.
Analysis: Anderson is 7-1-0 with a .942 save percentage over his last eight starts.
Mar. 12 1:33 PM PT2:33 PM MT3:33 PM CT4:33 PM ET20:33 GMT4:33 1:33 PM MST3:33 PM EST0:33 UAE (+1)16:33 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made 14 saves to set the franchise wins mark and the Senators defeated the Avalanche 4-2 on Saturday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Analysis: Anderson, who has a 1.67 GAA in winning his last six starts, earned win No. 147 with Ottawa to break a tie with Patrick Lalime for the top spot. The Sens next play Tuesday against Tampa Bay, and Anderson has allowed at least three goals in five of his last six starts against the Lightning. He gave up four in a loss back in October.
Mar. 9 7:46 AM PT8:46 AM MT9:46 AM CT10:46 AM ET15:46 GMT23:46 8:46 AM MST10:46 AM EST19:46 UAE10:46 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made 35 saves in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Stars.
Analysis: Anderson tied Patrick Lalime for the Ottawa franchise record with 146 victories. He's won five straight starts, allowing eight goals while posting a .947 save percentage.
Mar. 7 8:35 AM PT9:35 AM MT10:35 AM CT11:35 AM ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 AM MST11:35 AM EST20:35 UAE11:35 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson stopped 25 of 27 shots in a victory for the second straight start Monday.
Analysis: Anderson has won four in a row behind a 1.50 GAA. He's gone 7-2 with a sterling .944 save percentage since missing two months to be with his wife as she battles cancer.
Mar. 3 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET16:28 GMT0:28 9:28 AM MST11:28 AM EST20:28 UAE11:28 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson turned aside 23 shots in Thursday's 2-1 win over Colorado.
Analysis: Anderson yielded only one goal for the third time in four starts. He's 5-2 since returning from a two-month absence to be with his wife, who is battling cancer.
Feb. 27 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET16:28 GMT0:28 9:28 AM MST11:28 AM EST20:28 UAE11:28 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson stopped 37 shots in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Panthers.
Analysis: Anderson, who played for the Panthers from 2006 to 2009, is 14-7-2 in his career against Florida and still has a home in the area. He is 3-1-0 with a 2.00 GAA in his last four starts overall.
Feb. 25 7:27 AM PT8:27 AM MT9:27 AM CT10:27 AM ET15:27 GMT23:27 8:27 AM MST10:27 AM EST19:27 UAE10:27 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson finished with 41 saves on Friday for Ottawa, which snapped a three-game road winning streak. The Senators squandered a chance to move into first place in the Atlantic Division.
Analysis: Anderson has played well of late, going 3-2-0 with a 2.01 goals-against average in his last five starts.
Feb. 21 5:50 PM PT6:50 PM MT7:50 PM CT8:50 PM ET1:50 GMT9:50 6:50 PM MST8:50 PM EST5:50 UAE (+1)20:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson finished with 29 saves in a 2-1 win at New Jersey on Tuesday.
Analysis: Anderson is 3-1-0 with a 1.76 GAA since returning to the Senators after a two-month absence to be with his wife, who is battling cancer.
Feb. 18 8:03 PM PT9:03 PM MT10:03 PM CT11:03 PM ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST8:03 UAE23:03 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson helped the surging Senators to Saturday's 6-3 win at Toronto by coming up with 34 saves.
Analysis: Anderson has now started three of Ottawa's last four games since returning from an extended leave of absence, winning two and yielding a total of six goals. The 35-year-old may not yet be in top form, but his fantasy arrow is pointing up.
Feb. 11 12:46 PM PT1:46 PM MT2:46 PM CT3:46 PM ET20:46 GMT4:46 1:46 PM MST3:46 PM EST0:46 UAE (+1)15:46 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made his first start in 69 days and turned aside 33 shots as the Ottawa Senators beat the New York Islanders 3-0 on Saturday.
Analysis: Anderson left the club in early December to be with his wife, Nicholle, who is battling cancer, and returned to practice last week. The shutout was the fourth of the season for Anderson in 20 games and eighth of the season for the Senators.
Nov. 30 11:44 AM PT12:44 PM MT1:44 PM CT2:44 PM ET19:44 GMT3:44 12:44 PM MST2:44 PM EST23:44 UAE14:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson is making his return to the ice on Saturday, starting in net against the Islanders.
Analysis: Anderson just returned to the Senators last week after missing nearly two months to be with his wife as she battles cancer. The veteran's return could provide a boost for an Ottawa team that's in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race. Goalie Andrew Hammond was put on waivers to open a roster spot.
Nov. 28 8:04 AM PT9:04 AM MT10:04 AM CT11:04 AM ET16:04 GMT0:04 9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST20:04 UAE11:04 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson stopped 33 shots - including a pivotal first-period save with the game still scoreless - as the Senators defeated the Rangers 2-0 for their fourth straight victory.
Analysis: Anderson, who entered the game with a 1.88 goals-against average in his career against the Rangers and improved to 7-1-1 at MSG, has been in goal for each game of the Sens' four-game win streak, posting a 1.25 GAA. Ottawa faces Buffalo on Tuesday, and Anderson stopped 30 of 32 shots in a loss to the Sabres on Nov. 5.
Nov. 26 6:31 PM PT7:31 PM MT8:31 PM CT9:31 PM ET2:31 GMT10:31 7:31 PM MST9:31 PM EST6:31 UAE (+1)21:31 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson turned in another strong effort to help the Senators to another win, with his 32 saves playing a big part in Saturday's 2-1 victory over Carolina.
Analysis: Anderson improved to 11-4-1 this season and owns a sensational 1.65 goals-against average and a .947 save percentage over his last 12 starts. More impressively, he's putting up those excellent numbers while periodically leaving the team to spend time with his cancer-stricken wife.
Nov. 17 2:42 PM PT3:42 PM MT4:42 PM CT5:42 PM ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST2:42 UAE (+1)17:42 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson is scheduled to start between the pipes Saturday.
Analysis: Anderson didn't dress Thursday due to personal reasons. This isn't the first time this season Anderson has been away from the team, likely due to his wife's battle with cancer.
Nov. 16 6:30 AM PT7:30 AM MT8:30 AM CT9:30 AM ET14:30 GMT22:30 7:30 AM MST9:30 AM EST18:30 UAE9:30 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson was sharp once again, coming up with 33 saves in regulation and overtime before turning aside all five Philadelphia skaters in the shootout to help Ottawa to a 3-2 win on Tuesday.
Analysis: Anderson has now allowed two goals or fewer in seven of his last eight starts, going 5-2-1 with a sensational 1.35 GAA and a .958 save percentage during that stretch. He's one of the best goaltenders going at the moment.
Nov. 14 5:33 AM PT6:33 AM MT7:33 AM CT8:33 AM ET13:33 GMT21:33 6:33 AM MST8:33 AM EST17:33 UAE8:33 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made 40 saves in Sunday's 2-1 overtime loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: Anderson has faced at least 30 shots in all but two of the 11 games he's started this season.
Nov. 12 11:26 AM PT12:26 PM MT1:26 PM CT2:26 PM ET19:26 GMT3:26 12:26 PM MST2:26 PM EST23:26 UAE14:26 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made 32 saves in Friday's 2-1 win over the Kings.
Analysis: Anderson has a 1.17 goals-against average and .962 save percentage over his last six starts.
Nov. 9 8:38 AM PT9:38 AM MT10:38 AM CT11:38 AM ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST20:38 UAE11:38 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson stopped 27 of 30 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Predators.
Analysis: It was the first time in five starts that Anderson allowed more than two goals.
Nov. 5 6:39 PM PT7:39 PM MT8:39 PM CT9:39 PM ET1:39 GMT9:39 6:39 PM MST8:39 PM EST5:39 UAE (+1)21:39 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made 30 saves Saturday in a 2-1 loss to the Sabres on Hockey Fights Cancer night in Ottawa. Anderson's wife, Nicholle, was recently diagnosed with the disease.
Analysis: He had a three-start winning streak snapped in which he stopped 91 of 92 shots.
Nov. 3 12:32 PM PT1:32 PM MT2:32 PM CT3:32 PM ET19:32 GMT3:32 12:32 PM MST2:32 PM EST23:32 UAE15:32 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson returned to the Senators on Saturday after he left the team to be with his wife, who is battling cancer.
Analysis: Anderson is 6-1-0 with a 2.24 goals-against average this season.
Nov. 2 12:41 PM PT1:41 PM MT2:41 PM CT3:41 PM ET19:41 GMT3:41 12:41 PM MST2:41 PM EST23:41 UAE15:41 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson put forth another inspirational performance by turning away 32 shots in Ottawa's 2-1 overtime win over Carolina on Tuesday.
Analysis: Anderson has been sensational on the ice as he deals with his wife's recent cancer diagnosis off it. He's yielded just one goal in winning his last three starts and racked up 91 saves over that stretch. The veteran has now won six of his seven starts on the young season.
Oct. 27 10:44 AM PT11:44 AM MT12:44 PM CT1:44 PM ET17:44 GMT1:44 10:44 AM MST12:44 PM EST21:44 UAE13:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made his first start since learning of his wife's cancer diagnosis and had 37 saves for his second shutout in two starts, helping Ottawa beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-0 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Anderson left the team Thursday to be with his wife, Nicholle, but returned to start this game. It was Anderson's 35th career shutout, and he hasn't allowed a goal in 121:54.
Oct. 26 8:02 AM PT9:02 AM MT10:02 AM CT11:02 AM ET15:02 GMT23:02 8:02 AM MST10:02 AM EST19:02 UAE11:02 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson made 22 saves Tuesday as he shut out the Canucks.
Analysis: Anderson faced just three shots in the third period but stopped Vancouver's Sven Baertschi on a breakaway to preserve his 34th career shutout. It was an encouraging performance after the veteran had allowed at least three goals in each of his first four starts while posting an .886 save percentage.
Oct. 22 6:42 PM PT7:42 PM MT8:42 PM CT9:42 PM ET1:42 GMT9:42 6:42 PM MST8:42 PM EST5:42 UAE (+1)21:42 ETNaN:� BRT - Anderson had 31 saves in Saturday's 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay.
Analysis: Anderson is off to a shaky start to the season, posting a 3.66 GAA through four games.
Oct. 13 8:58 AM PT9:58 AM MT10:58 AM CT11:58 AM ET15:58 GMT23:58 8:58 AM MST10:58 AM EST19:58 UAE11:58 ET12:58 BRT - Anderson made 34 saves in Wednesday's opening 5-4 overtime win over the Leafs.
Analysis: If he can stay healthy, Anderson can be a solid fantasy option.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GPI Min GAA W L OTL T ENG ShO GA SA Sv%
2002-03 Chi 6 270 4.00 0 3 - 2 0 0 18 125 0.856
2003-04 Chi 21 1205 2.84 6 14 - 0 4 1 57 602 0.905
2005-06 Chi 29 1553 3.32 6 12 4 - 2 1 86 757 0.886
2006-07 Fla 5 216 2.21 1 1 1 - 0 0 8 116 0.931
2007-08 Fla 17 934 2.25 8 6 1 - 0 2 35 535 0.935
2008-09 Fla 31 1635 2.71 15 7 5 - 0 3 74 977 0.924
2009-10 Col 71 4235 2.64 38 25 7 - 6 7 186 2233 0.917
2010-11 Col 33 1810 3.28 13 15 3 - 5 0 99 957 0.897
2010-11 Ott 18 1054 2.05 11 5 1 - 1 2 36 589 0.939
2010-11 Tot 51 2865 2.83 24 20 4 - 6 2 135 1546 0.913
2011-12 Ott 63 3492 2.84 33 22 6 - 2 3 165 1917 0.914
2012-13 Ott 24 1420 1.69 12 9 2 - 1 3 40 677 0.941
2013-14 Ott 53 2999 3.00 25 16 8 - 2 4 150 1680 0.911
2014-15 Ott 35 2092 2.49 14 13 8 - 2 3 87 1134 0.923
2015-16 Ott 60 3477 2.78 31 23 5 - 9 4 161 1915 0.916
2016-17 Ott 40 2421 2.28 25 11 4 - 0 5 92 1247 0.926
Career 506 28820 2.69 238 182 55 - 34 38 1294 15461 0.916

Career Postseason Stats

Totals
Totals Team GPI Min GAA W L OTL T ENG ShO GA SA Sv%
2009-10 Col 6 366 2.62 2 4 0 - 2 1 16 239 0.933
2011-12 Ott 7 418 2.00 3 4 0 - 0 1 14 208 0.933
2012-13 Ott 10 577 3.01 5 4 0 - 0 0 29 352 0.918
2014-15 Ott 4 246 0.97 2 2 0 - 1 1 4 142 0.972
2016-17 Ott 7 462 1.81 5 2 0 - 0 1 14 200 0.930
Career 34 2072 2.23 17 16 0 - 3 4 77 1141 0.933

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