Senators clinch playoff spot with win over Islanders

Posted on 01 April 2012. By Allen Panzeri Tags: New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators http://www.senatorsextra.com/main/senators-clinch-playoff-spot-with-win-over-islanders UNIONDALE, New York — The pregame news sounded like an April Fools’ Day joke: Both Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza would miss Sunday’s potentially playoff-clinching game against the New York Islanders. Huh? But it wasn’t a joke. Alfredsson had the flu, and Spezza was in …

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Practice provides positive step for Sens goaltender

Anderson sees first ‘real action’ since injury, but isn’t likely to return this weekend Thursday, 15.03.2012 / 3:27 PM / Features By Rob Brodie  – OttawaSenators.com Senators goaltender Craig Anderson took in his first full practice with the team today since his injury on Feb. 23 (Photo by Dale MacMillan/Getty Images). Craig Anderson can finally see the end in sight. The …

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Fantasy Spin: Anderson becoming fantasy workhorse

Wednesday, 01.18.2012 / 1:43 AM By Pete Jensen – NHL.com Staff Writer / Fantasy Spin blog Last February, the Ottawa Senators acquired goaltender Craig Anderson from the Colorado Avalanche. Ever since, Anderson has taken his game to another level. Craig Anderson Goalie – OTT RECORD: 24–13–4 GAA: 2.91 | SVP: 0.910 After posting an 11-5-1 mark during his stint with the Sens …

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Anderson named NHL #1 Star of the Week 1/16/12

Anderson, Stalberg, Malkin named NHL’s Three Stars Monday, 01.16.2012 / 12:15 PM / News NHL.com Earning the NHL’s Third Star honors a week ago apparently wasn’t good enough for Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson. Over the ensuing seven days, Anderson won three more games — including a shutout of the League-leading New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden — to …

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Sens goaltender knows he doesn’t shine on own

Anderson insists NHL weekly honour is reflection of team’s strong performance Monday, 09.01.2012 / 3:53 PM / Features By Rob Brodie  – OttawaSenators.com After posting a 3-0-1 record, Senators goaltender Craig Anderson was named the NHL’s third star of the week. He is the league’s leader in games played, shots faced and saves (Francois Laplante/Freestyle/Getty Images). The National Hockey League’s busiest …

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Anderson Named NHL’s 3rd Star of the Week – 1/9/2012

Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul and Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson were named Monday as the NHL’s Three Stars for the past week. Benn earned First Star honors after putting together three multi-point efforts in a five-day span, giving him four straight multi-point games overall. He contributed a goal and 2 assists in a …

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The Birth of a Helmet, with John from Pepe Custom Paint

John, from Pepe Custom Paint was gracious enough to give us some insight into how Craig’s masks are designed and painted. Wondering how someone gets into painting NHL masks? John gives us this insight: “I studied art in college, hoping to get into commercial art and illustration. While taking a break from school I got a job working for a …

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