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Senators goalie Anderson: Get rid of shootouts, flip a coin instead

NHL goalies don’t tend to like the shootout in general, but they really can’t stand the game-deciding event when they come up on the losing end. Ottawa Senators netminder Craig Anderson was the loser Thursday night against Ben Bishop and the Tampa Bay Lightning. The loss put Anderson on tilt a little bit after the game, especially when he started to comment on the shootout itself...
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Senators goalie grosses out woman by spitting out Gatorade

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson grossed out a woman in the front row of the stands when he spit out some Gatorade during a recent game.Video via Reddit / JumpedAShark.  She must prefer Powerade.  H/T FTW. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Senators’ Craig Anderson out day-to-day

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson is out day-to-day with a neck injury. In a scary incident, he was stretchered off the ice near the end of Sunday night’s game against the Dallas Stars after a collision. The team provided an update after practice on Monday. Head coach Paul MacLean said that “all of the test and scans whatever they did last night came back all negative...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Senators' goalie takes knee to head, leaves on stretcher

Despite their best efforts to prevent all contact to the head, the NHL can’t control everything. Just ask Craig Anderson, who took a knee to the head from Stars rookie Valeri Nichushkin during overtime of his team’s 4-3 loss. The 6-foot-4, 196-pound winger skated hard to the net after an Ottawa turnover, but in the process of skating through several defenders, he lost his balance...
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Craig Anderson Shows Off NHL’s Changes to Goalie Pads for Upcoming Season (Photo)

There’s a school of thought that thinks the NHL could increase scoring (and according to some, interest in the game) by reducing the size of goalie pads. That protection for netminders has gotten bigger, which has helped contribute to a downturn in scoring. Those advocating for smaller pads got their wish this offseason when the league announced a reduction in size of equipment...
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Craig Anderson Outplaying Carey Price

from Erin Nick at, Anderson has a .949 save percentage through three games, placing him third among the 16 active goaltenders playing in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. His goals-against average sits at 2.01, which ranks sixth. Meanwhile, Price finds himself 15th in both categories, with a 3.69 GAA and .879 save percentage. Price's stats took a hit after the 6-1 loss...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Craig Anderson high-sticks himself with Brandon Prust's stick (Video)

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson used an interesting tactic to stop a Montreal Canadiens goal during Thursday night's NHL Western Conference playoff game at the Bell Center: grabbing an opponent's stick and taking a dive after high-sticking himself with it. It happened in the third period as the Habs were setting up their offense in the Senators zone. Canadiens...
Via Holdout Sports
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Opponent’s scouting report: Craig Anderson

Last week, the Senators looked like a lock for the 7th seed in the East.  So, stupid me decided to preview Craig Anderson as if the Sens weren’t about to go on a three game skid and end up in 8th, and the first round opponent for the Rangers.  Since Anderson will be the guy the Rangers have to solve, we are going to give this bad boy a little bump since it doesn’t seem like...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Craig Anderson's Cooking Mishap Only Latest in Long Line of Bizarre Athlete Injuries (Video)

Craig Anderson was not in the lineup for the Senators on Saturday night against the Bruins, reportedly because he hurt himself while making dinner. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette has learned not to be too surprised whenever an athlete ends up injuring himself in a unique or bizarre way. After all, haven't there been enough of them that we should learn not to be fazed by them...
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson injures hand while cooking

It looks like we get to add another athlete to the infamous injury list that you don't want to be on as Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson cut his hand while cooking. Here is the official NHL press release: After coming off a 5-2 victory against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night, Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson suffered a hand laceration at home...
Via Outside the Boxscore
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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