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USA Craig Anderson

a.k.a. "Craig Andersson"

#41 Buffalo Sabres / NHL - 22/23

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Craig Anderson Facts

Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
42
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
187 lbs / 85 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time NHL Sportsmanship Award (Bill Masterton Trophy) 1
1-time OHL First All-Star Team 1
1-time OHL Goaltender of the Year 1
Team Staff profile of Craig Anderson also available

Craig Anderson Statistics

S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1996-97 Barrington High USHS-IL -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - * -* |
1997-98 Chicago Jets MNHL 50* -* 2.87* -* 143* -* 2* - * 2 991* |
1998-99 Chicago Freeze NAHL 14* -* 2.56* .914* 35* 374* 0* 11-3-0 * 821* |
Guelph Storm OHL 21* -* 3.10* .903* 52* 483* 1* 12-5-1 * 1 006* | Playoffs 3 - 4.74 .889 9 72 0 0-2-0 115
1999-00 Guelph Storm OHL 38* -* 3.59* .903* 117* 1 088* 0* 12-17-2 * 1 955* | Playoffs 3 - 2.73 .909 5 50 0 0-1-0 110
2000-01 Guelph Storm OHL 59* -* 2.63* .918* 156* 1 757* 3* 30-19-9 * 3 555* | Playoffs 4 - 4.25 .869 17 113 0 0-4-0 240
2001-02 Norfolk Admirals AHL 28* -* 2.95* .886* 77* 598* 2* 9-13-4 * 1 568* | Playoffs 1 - 2.86 .938 1 15 0 0-1-0 21
2002-03 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 6* -* 4.00* .856* 18* 107* 0* 0-3-2 * 270* |
Norfolk Admirals AHL 32* -* 1.94* .923* 58* 696* 4* 15-11-5 * 1 795* | Playoffs 5 - 2.61 .920 15 173 0 2-3-0 345
2003-04 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 21* -* 2.84* .905* 57* 545* 1* 6-14-0 * 1 205* |
Norfolk Admirals AHL 37* -* 2.11* .914* 74* 783* 3* 17-20-0 * 2 108* | Playoffs 5 - 1.83 .934 10 141 0 2-3-0 327
2004-05 Norfolk Admirals AHL 15* -* 1.83* .929* 27* 352* 2* 9-4-1 * 886* | Playoffs 6 - 2.36 .925 14 172 0 2-4-0 356
2005-06 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 29* -* 3.32* .886* 86* 671* 1* 6-12-4 * 1 554* |
Boston Bruins NHL 0* -* -* -* -* -* -* - * -* |
St. Louis Blues NHL 0* -* -* -* -* -* -* - * -* |
USA WC 5* 7* 2.36* .908* 11* 108* 1* 3-2-0 * 280* |
2006-07 Florida Panthers NHL 5* -* 2.21* .931* 8* 108* 0* 1-1-1 * 217* |
Rochester Americans AHL 34* -* 2.56* .919* 88* 999* 1* 23-10-1 * 2 060* | Playoffs 6 - 2.87 .909 18 179 0 2-4-0 376
2007-08 Florida Panthers NHL 17* -* 2.25* .935* 35* 500* 2* 8-6-1 * 935* |
USA WC 2* 7* 5.63* .714* 6* 15* 0* 0-1-0 * 64* |
2008-09 Florida Panthers NHL 31* -* 2.71* .924* 74* 903* 3* 15-7-5 * 1 636* |
2009-10 Colorado Avalanche NHL 71* -* 2.63* .917* 186* 2 047* 7* 38-25-7 * 4 235* | Playoffs 6 - 2.62 .933 16 223 1 2-4-0 366
2010-11 Colorado Avalanche NHL 33* -* 3.28* .897* 99* 858* 0* 13-15-3 * 1 810* |
Ottawa Senators NHL 18* -* 2.05* .939* 36* 553* 2* 11-5-1 * 1 055* |
2011-12 Ottawa Senators NHL 63* -* 2.83* .914* 165* 1 752* 3* 33-22-6 * 3 492* | Playoffs 7 - 2.01 .933 14 194 1 3-4-0 419
2012-13 Ottawa Senators NHL 24* -* 1.69* .941* 40* 637* 3* 12-9-2 * 1 421* | Playoffs 10 - 3.01 .918 29 323 0 5-4-0 578
2013-14 Ottawa Senators NHL 53* -* 3.00* .911* 150* 1 530* 4* 25-16-8 * 3 000* |
2014-15 Ottawa Senators NHL 35* -* 2.49* .923* 87* 1 047* 3* 14-13-8 * 2 093* | Playoffs 4 - 0.97 .972 4 138 1 2-2-0 247
2015-16 Ottawa Senators NHL 60* -* 2.78* .916* 161* 1 754* 4* 31-23-5 * 3 477* |
2016-17 Ottawa Senators NHL 40* -* 2.28* .926* 92* 1 155* 5* 25-11-4 * 2 421* | Playoffs 19 - 2.34 .922 46 544 1 11-8-0 1 178
2017-18 Ottawa Senators NHL 58* -* 3.32* .898* 180* 1 588* 2* 23-25-6 * 3 251* |
2018-19 Ottawa Senators NHL 50* -* 3.51* .903* 163* 1 513* 2* 17-27-4 * 2 785* |
2019-20 Ottawa Senators NHL 34* -* 3.25* .902* 100* 918* 0* 11-17-2 * 1 845* |
2020-21 Washington Capitals NHL 4* -* 2.13* .915* 6* 65* 0* 2-1-0 * 169* | Playoffs 2 - 2.68 .929 5 65 0 1-1-0 112
2021-22 Buffalo Sabres NHL 31* -* 3.12* .897* 97* 848* 0* 17-12-2 * 1 867* |
2022-23 Buffalo Sabres NHL 26* -* 3.06* .908* 76* 747* 1* 11-11-2 * 1 490* |

Craig Anderson Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1993-94 Team Illinois PW QC Int PW -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - * -* |
1994-95 Chicago Blackhawks PW QC Int PW -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - * -* |
1998-99 Central District USA-S17 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - * -* |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2023-24 Buffalo Sabres NHL Team Consultant
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Craig Anderson Game Log

Date Team Opp Score GA SA SV SV% TOI
NHL
2023-04-13T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators
2023-03-21T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs Nashville Predators
2023-03-17T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres @ Philadelphia Flyers
2023-03-13T19:30:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres @ Toronto Maple Leafs
2023-03-06T18:30:00-0600 Buffalo Sabres vs Edmonton Oilers
2023-02-28T18:30:00-0600 Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets
2023-02-24T18:00:00-0600 Buffalo Sabres @ Florida Panthers
2023-02-21T18:30:00-0600 Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs
2023-02-13T21:30:00-0600 Buffalo Sabres @ Los Angeles Kings
2023-01-23T19:30:00-0600 Buffalo Sabres @ Dallas Stars
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Craig Anderson Career Totals

League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 5 146* -* 2.31* .914* 324* 3 428* 12* 73-58-11* 8 417 | 5 23 - 2.44* .921* 58* 680* 0* 8-15-0* 1 425*
MNHL 1 50* -* 2.87* -* 143* -* 2* -* 2 991 | 0 * * * * * * *
NAHL 1 14* -* 2.56* .914* 35* 374* 0* 11-3-0* 821 | 0 * * * * * * *
NHL 20 709* -* 2.86* .912* 1 916* 19 846* 43* 319-275-73* 40 228 | 6 48 - 2.36* .929* 114* 1 487* 4* 24-23-0* 2 900*
OHL 3 118* -* 2.99* .911* 325* 3 328* 4* 54-41-12* 6 516 | 3 10 - 4.01* .883* 31* 235* 0* 0-7-0* 465*
QC Int PW 2 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - | 0 * * * * * * *
USA-S17 1 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - | 0 * * * * * * *
USHS-IL 1 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* -* - | 0 * * * * * * *
WC 2 7* 14* 2.97* .879* 17* 123* 1* 3-3-0* 344 | 0 * * * * * * *
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Craig Anderson Connections

Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/14/2023
04/14/2023 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Retired
06/30/2022
06/30/2022 Extension Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres
07/29/2021
07/29/2021 Confirmed Washington Capitals Buffalo Sabres
01/13/2021
01/13/2021 Confirmed Ottawa Senators Washington Capitals
09/29/2017
09/29/2017 Extension Ottawa Senators Ottawa Senators
08/25/2014
08/25/2014 Extension Ottawa Senators Ottawa Senators
03/21/2011
03/21/2011 Extension Ottawa Senators Ottawa Senators
02/18/2011
02/18/2011 Confirmed Colorado Avalanche Ottawa Senators
07/01/2009
07/01/2009 Confirmed Florida Panthers Colorado Avalanche

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Craig Anderson Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1998, 10 #215 overall by Guelph Storm in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Guelph Storm

Cult/Star player for Norfolk Admirals

Cult/Star player for Ottawa Senators

Career transactions:
- 2009-07-01 • Signed as a free agent by Colorado

- 2006-06-24 • Traded to Florida by Chicago for Florida's 6th round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay selected Luke Witkowski) in 2008 Entry Draft

- 2006-02-03 • Claimed off waivers by Chicago from St. Louis

- 2006-01-31 • Claimed off waivers by St. Louis from Boston

- 2006-01-19 • Claimed off waivers by Boston from Chicago

Other notes:
- Before playing in the NHL Craig spelled his last name on the jersey name with "Andersson" because of his Swedish heritage. - Jonatan Lindquist, Viasat Sport

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