Craig Anderson Leading Ottawa Senators With Solid Goaltending

View the original article on Last Word On Hockey: Craig Anderson Leading Ottawa Senators With Solid Goaltending While only five games in, Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson has been red hot in the start of his 16th season in the NHL. With the young blueline the 37-year-old has in front of him, he’s stood his ground in between the pipes for his team. Heading into this season, many people were skeptical of Anderson still being the starter for the Sens. Anderson has quickly silenced the critics with his stellar performances early on. In the five games he’s started for the Sens, Craig Anderson has posted a 3-1-1 record and a .925 SV%. While his goals against average sits at 3.02, which is fairly high, there is an explanation for this. As mentioned earlier, the Sens back-end is incredibly young. Four of Ottawa’s six defenders on their active roster are 25 or under. Dylan DeMelo who has been superb for the Senators, Thomas Chabot, Maxime Lajoie and Ben Harpur. With a youthful blue-line like that Anderson can only do so much to hold his end of the bargain. And he most certainly has up until this point. The Senators have yet to finish a game where their opponents have under 30 shots on them. Craig Anderson Has Been Busy Early On Anderson has been a busy man in his crease. The net-minder...

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