The Ottawa Senators’ injury woes continued as goaltender Craig Anderson left last night’s 3-2 win over the NY Rangers with a right ankle injury. Ben Bishop came on in relief and wound up giving up both goals in the third period before triumphing in a seven-round shootout. Anderson stopped all 21 shots he saw before leaving as Ottawa posted its third straight win.
Ryan Callahan and Ryan McDonagh scored for the Rangers while Jakob Silfverberg and Mika Zibanejad lit the lamp for Ottawa.
SPIN: It didn’t look pretty when Anderson got plowed in the crease in this picture from Senators Extra in the Ottawa Citizen. Anderson is another tough pill for Ottawa to swallow after Jason Spezza and Erik Karlsson were both lost for long periods of time. Robin Lehner is going to get the call up from the American Hockey League to backup Bishop for the duration of Anderson’s injury.
Losing Anderson isn’t easy but I think Bishop is going to be a decent waiver wire pickup if you need a replacement for And...