Craig Anderson

Age 39 May 21, 1981
Park Ridge USA
Goaltender shoots left
6'2" 188 cm
186 lbs 84 kg
ELC Signing Age 26
Waivers Signing Age
UFA Year 2008
Agent Justin Duberman
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 1994
Drafted Overall 208
Draft Round 8
Draft Team New York Rangers

Transaction History
May 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson made 28 saves in a 2-1 OT win over Philadelphia on Saturday.
May 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson will get the start at home Saturday against the Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
May 3, 2021 Recalled Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was recalled from the taxi squad and will dress for Monday's contest against the Rangers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Apr 16, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was designated for the Capitals' taxi squad Friday.
Apr 15, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson came off the bench in the second period and stopped all eight shots he faced in a 5-2 loss to Buffalo on Thursday.
Apr 15, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson will be promoted to Washington's active roster and serve as Vitek Vanecek's backup Thursday against the Sabres, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Feb 28, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was designated for the taxi squad Sunday.
Feb 23, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson will be promoted to the active roster and serve as Vitek Vanecek's backup for Tuesday's game versus Pittsburgh, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Feb 22, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was sent to the taxi squad Monday, per CBS Sports.
Feb 21, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson stopped 23 shots in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Devils.
Feb 21, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson will draw the home start for Sunday's matchup with New Jersey.
Feb 20, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson has been promoted to Washington's active roster and will serve as Vitek Vanecek's backup Saturday against the Rangers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 19, 2021 Assigned Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was reassigned to Washington's taxi squad Friday.
Feb 18, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was promoted to the active roster Thursday, per CBS Sports.
Feb 16, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was promoted from the taxi squad to the active roster Tuesday.
Feb 14, 2021 Activated Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was activated from the taxi squad Saturday, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Feb 10, 2021 Assigned Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was assigned to Washington's taxi squad Tuesday, per CBS.
Feb 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson stopped six of eight shots Sunday after replacing Vitek Vanecek late in the second period of Sunday's 7-4 loss to the Flyers.
Feb 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Vitek Vanecek | Vanecek made 10 saves on 14 shots before getting replaced by Craig Anderson late in the second period of Sunday's 7-4 loss to the Flyers.
Feb 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was added to the active roster and is expected to back up in Sunday's game against Philadelphia, CBS Sports reports.
Feb 6, 2021 Assigned Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson was assigned to Washington's taxi squad Friday, per CBS.
Jan 21, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | The Capitals promoted Anderson from their taxi squad to their active roster Thursday.
Jan 14, 2021 Assigned Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson cleared waivers and will be assigned to the Capitals' taxi squad, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 13, 2021 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson signed a one-year, $700,000 deal with the Capitals on Wednesday, Mike Vogel of the Capitals' official site reports.
Dec 27, 2020 Washington Capitals | Craig Anderson | Anderson signed a professional tryout agreement with the Capitals on Sunday.
Dec 21, 2019 Activated Ottawa Senators | activated G Craig Anderson from injured reserve.
Dec 9, 2019 Injured Ottawa Senators | placed G Craig Anderson on IR.
Dec 4, 2019 Activated Ottawa Senators | activated G Craig Anderson from injured reserve.
Nov 28, 2019 Injured Ottawa Senators | placed G Craig Anderson on IR.
Jan 17, 2019 Activated Ottawa Senators | activated G Craig Anderson from injured reserve.
Sep 29, 2017 Ottawa Senators | signed G Craig Anderson to a two-year, $9.5 million contract extension.
Jan 29, 2015 Injured Ottawa Senators | placed G Craig Anderson on IR.
Aug 25, 2014 Ottawa Senators | re-signed G Craig Anderson to a three-year, $12.6 million contract.
Apr 5, 2013 Activated Ottawa Senators | activated G Craig Anderson from injured reserve.
Mar 21, 2011 Ottawa Senators | (Craig Anderson) signed to a four-year contract extension.
Feb 18, 2011 Trade Colorado Avalanche | (Brian Elliott) acquired from Ottawa Senators in exchange for Craig Anderson.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Craig Anderson
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx
Washington Capitals 4 2.13 0.915 0 0.20
Craig Anderson Stats by Elite Prospects Craig Anderson Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
1997-1998 Chicago Jets MNHL 50 2.87 0.000 0
1998-1999 Guelph Storm OHL 21 3.1 0.903 0 Playoffs 3 4.74 0.889 0
1998-1999 Chicago Freeze NAHL 14 2.56 0.914 0
1999-2000 Guelph Storm OHL 38 3.59 0.903 0 Playoffs 3 2.73 0.909 0
2000-2001 Guelph Storm OHL 59 2.63 0.918 0 Playoffs 4 4.25 0.869 0
2001-2002 Norfolk Admirals AHL 28 2.95 0.886 0 Playoffs 1 2.86 0.938 0
2002-2003 Norfolk Admirals AHL 32 1.94 0.923 0 Playoffs 5 2.61 0.920 0
2002-2003 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 6 4 0.856 0
2003-2004 Norfolk Admirals AHL 37 2.11 0.914 0 Playoffs 5 1.83 0.934 0
2003-2004 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 21 2.84 0.905 0
2004-2005 Norfolk Admirals AHL 15 1.83 0.929 0 Playoffs 6 2.36 0.925 0
2005-2006 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 29 3.32 0.886 0
2005-2006 USA WC 5 2.36 0.908 0
2006-2007 Rochester Americans AHL 34 2.56 0.919 0 Playoffs 6 2.87 0.909 0
2006-2007 Florida Panthers NHL 5 2.21 0.931 0
2007-2008 Florida Panthers NHL 17 2.25 0.935 0
2007-2008 USA WC 2 5.63 0.714 0
2008-2009 Florida Panthers NHL 31 2.71 0.924 0
2009-2010 Colorado Avalanche NHL 71 2.63 0.917 0 Playoffs 6 2.62 0.933 0
2010-2011 Colorado Avalanche NHL 33 3.28 0.897 0
2010-2011 Ottawa Senators NHL 18 2.05 0.939 0
2011-2012 Ottawa Senators NHL 63 2.83 0.914 0 Playoffs 7 2.01 0.933 0
2012-2013 Ottawa Senators NHL 24 1.69 0.941 0 Playoffs 10 3.01 0.918 0
2013-2014 Ottawa Senators NHL 53 3 0.911 0
2014-2015 Ottawa Senators NHL 35 2.49 0.923 0 Playoffs 4 0.97 0.972 0
2015-2016 Ottawa Senators NHL 60 2.78 0.916 0
2016-2017 Ottawa Senators NHL 40 2.28 0.926 0 Playoffs 19 2.34 0.922 0
2017-2018 Ottawa Senators NHL 58 3.32 0.898 0
2018-2019 Ottawa Senators NHL 50 3.51 0.903 0
2019-2020 Ottawa Senators NHL 34 3.25 0.902 0
2020-2021 Washington Capitals NHL 4 2.13 0.915 0 0.20
Craig Anderson Stats by Elite Prospects | Craig Anderson Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date January 13, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Justin Duberman
Standard Contract | 1 Years $700,000 0.86% of cap space
2020-2021
Cap Hit $700,000
UFA
AAV $700,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $700,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $700,000
Minors Salary $700,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date September 29, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Agent Justin Duberman
Standard Contract | 2 Years $9,500,000 5.97% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $4,750,000 $4,750,000
UFA
AAV $4,750,000 $4,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $5,500,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $5,500,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $5,500,000 $4,000,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
10 Team No Trade
Signing Team
Signing Date August 25, 2014
Signing Status UFA
Agent Justin Duberman
Standard Contract | 3 Years $12,600,000 5.88% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000
UFA
AAV $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $3,100,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $3,100,000
Minors Salary $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $3,100,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date March 21, 2011
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $12,750,000 4.96% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $3,187,500 $3,187,500 $3,187,500 $3,187,500
UFA
AAV $3,187,500 $3,187,500 $3,187,500 $3,187,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,750,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,750,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Minors Salary $2,750,000 $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2009
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,625,000 3.19% of cap space
2009-2010 2010-2011
Cap Hit $1,812,500 $1,812,500
UFA
AAV $1,812,500 $1,812,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,500,000 $2,125,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,500,000 $2,125,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000 $2,125,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 25, 2007
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,100,000 1.09% of cap space
2007-2008 2008-2009
Cap Hit $550,000 $550,000
UFA
AAV $550,000 $550,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $525,000 $575,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $525,000 $575,000
Minors Salary $525,000 $575,000
Clauses
UFA Year