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Washington Capitals East Division
Craig Anderson • G
Status:On the taxi squad
Ht/Wt:6'2", 186 lbs.
Born:May 21, 1981 (39 yrs) in Park Ridge, IL
Experience:17 years
Drafted:Drafted by Chicago in 2001 (3/73).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2021.
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Scouting Report
Reads the play very well. Can dominate games on occasion, mainly because he never quits on a play--even when he is down and out. Possesses a positive demeanor and shakes off bad performances quite well. Is athletic. Can be guilty of flopping around in the crease area at times, leading to bad habits--which also leads to bad stretches and puck-stopping slumps. Could stand to improve in the consistency department, in general.
Long Range Potential: Solid, veteran goaltender in decline.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Bill Masterton Trophy 2016-17
OHL Goaltender of the Year 2000-01
OHL First All-Star Team 2000-01
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