Josh Anderson Montreal Canadiens logo

Age 28 May 7, 1994
Burlington CAN
Right Wing shoots right
6'3" 191 cm
222 lbs 101 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2021
Agent Darren Ferris
Draft Year 2012
Drafted Overall 95
Draft Round 4
Draft Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo

Transaction History
Apr 28, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had an assist and one hit in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Rangers.
Apr 25, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a power-play goal on three shots to go along with five hits and four PIM in Sunday's 5-3 loss to Boston.
Apr 11, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on two shots, levied four hits and blocked two shots in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Jets.
Apr 3, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on two shots in Saturday's 5-4 shootout win over the Lightning. He added one hit and one blocked shot over 14:20 of ice time.
Mar 27, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on four shots, levied three hits, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Sunday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Devils.
Mar 19, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (lower body) is in Saturday's lineup against Ottawa, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Mar 17, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (lower body) will not play Thursday against visiting Dallas.
Mar 15, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (lower body) will not be in Tuesday's lineup against Arizona.
Mar 2, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored three goals, including one on the power play, on four shots in Tuesday's 8-4 loss to the Jets. He added one hit and four penalty minutes over 19:32 of ice time.
Feb 27, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had one hit over 19:23 of ice time in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Senators.
Feb 25, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (face) will play Saturday versus the Senators.
Feb 23, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (face) won't return to Wednesday's game versus the Sabres.
Feb 21, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored twice on five shots, dished an assist, logged four hits and went plus-2 in Monday's 5-2 win over the Maple Leafs.
Feb 20, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored his 10th goal of the season and added two shots, two hits, two PIM and a blocked shot in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Islanders.
Feb 18, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had four shots on net, one hit and two penalty minutes in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Blues.
Jan 30, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on five shots and had one hit in Saturday's 7-2 loss to Edmonton.
Jan 28, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had one assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Ducks.
Jan 22, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (undisclosed) will play Saturday versus the Avalanche.
Jan 22, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (undisclosed) is a game-time decision for Saturday's tilt with Colorado.
Jan 19, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on two shots, delivered five hits, blocked one shot and was assessed a 10-minute game misconduct penalty in Tuesday's 5-3 win over Dallas.
Jan 17, 2022 Activated Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (upper body) was activated off IR and will play Monday against Arizona, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Jan 15, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (upper body) "feels 100 percent ready to go" and could suit up Monday against Arizona, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Jan 12, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (upper body) flew with the team to Boston but will not play Wednesday night against the Bruins, Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Jan 9, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (upper body) practiced in a non-contact jersey Sunday, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Dec 15, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (upper body) has had his recovery timetable extended to eight weeks from his initial injury date.
Dec 2, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (upper body) is expected to miss 2-to-4 weeks.
Dec 2, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (upper body) won't return to Thursday's game against the Avalanche.
Nov 28, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored two goals and an assist in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Penguins.
Nov 26, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on four shots in Friday's 4-1 loss to Buffalo.
Nov 21, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had an assist, one shot on goal, three hits, one blocked shot and a five-minute fighting major in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Predators.
Nov 17, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Rangers. He added two hits and a five-minute fighting major.
Nov 14, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson recorded an assist, two shots on goal, two hits and two PIM in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Bruins.
Nov 9, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (illness) is on the ice for warmups and expected to play Tuesday versus the Kings, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Nov 9, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson is dealing with a non-COVID-19 illness and is questionable to play Tuesday against visiting Los Angeles.
Nov 3, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had a goal on six shots with one hit and one blocked shot in Tuesday's 3-0 win over the Red Wings.
Oct 31, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Kings.
Oct 28, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored an empty-net goal on three shots, dished an assist and added two hits in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Sharks.
Oct 14, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had one assist, two shots, three hits and a minor penalty in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to Toronto.
Jul 5, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored twice, with his second goal handing the Lightning a 3-2 overtime loss in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday.
Jun 28, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson provided eight hits, two shots and one block in Monday night's 5-1 loss to Tampa Bay in Game 1.
Jun 22, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson registered an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 5.
Jun 18, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored twice on four shots and added five hits in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Golden Knights in Game 3.
May 20, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on four shots and added three hits in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Maple Leafs in Game 1.
May 16, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (undisclosed) participated in Sunday's practice, John Lu of TSN Montreal reports.
May 12, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup Wednesday against the visiting Oilers, Arpon Basu of The Athletic
May 11, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (undisclosed) is considered questionable for Wednesday's season finale versus the Oilers, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Apr 21, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored twice on five shots and added three hits in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Oilers.
Apr 15, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had an assist, six hits and one blocked shot in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to Calgary.
Apr 12, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on four shots and had two hits Monday in a 4-2 win over Toronto.
Apr 8, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had an assist, three shots on net and three hits in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to Toronto.
Apr 6, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had one goal on five shots along with a hit and a blocked shot in Monday's 3-2 overtime win over the Oilers.
Apr 3, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson collected a pair of goals on three shots in Saturday's 6-3 loss to Ottawa.
Mar 15, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a power-play goal on four shots and added an assist in Monday's 4-2 win over the Jets.
Mar 10, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson recorded a power-play assist, three hits and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Canucks.
Mar 7, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on four shots to go with three hits in Saturday's 7-1 win over Winnipeg.
Mar 6, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (lower body) is expected to return to the lineup Saturday against Winnipeg, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Mar 4, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (lower body) won't play Thursday versus Winnipeg.
Mar 2, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (lower body) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Senators.
Mar 1, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (lower body) is doubtful for Tuesday's game versus the Senators.
Feb 27, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (lower body) is expected to return within one week, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Feb 27, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (lower body) is considered doubtful for Saturday's game versus the Jets.
Feb 26, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (lower body) is considered day-to-day ahead of Saturday's game versus the Jets, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Feb 26, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Montreal interim head coach Dominique Ducharme said he doesn't believe the injury to Anderson (undisclosed) is serious, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports. "We need to do more tests, so we'll know tomorrow. But we're confident so far," said Ducharme.
Feb 25, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (undisclosed) won't return to Thursday's game against the Jets.
Feb 22, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had an assist and two hits in Sunday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Senators.
Feb 21, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had two shots on net, one blocked shot, nine hits and two PIM in Saturday's 5-3 loss to Toronto.
Feb 10, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal and doled out four hits in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Feb 6, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored the game-winning goal in Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Senators.
Feb 4, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a short-handed goal on five shots and led the team with five hits in a 3-2 loss to Ottawa on Thursday.
Feb 2, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored two goals in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Canucks.
Feb 1, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson notched an assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 6-2 win over the Canucks.
Feb 1, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (illness) is slated to play in Monday's clash with Vancouver, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Jan 31, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson tested negative for COVID-19 after leaving Saturday's game against the Flames with flu-like symptoms, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Jan 30, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (illness) was removed from Saturday's game versus the Flames due to flu-like symptoms, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Jan 30, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson (undisclosed) will not return to Saturday's game versus the Flames.
Jan 28, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on his only shot and provided two hits in a 4-2 win over Calgary on Thursday.
Jan 24, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had an assist, five shots, two hits and a two-minute minor penalty in Saturday's 5-2 win over Vancouver.
Jan 21, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 7-3 win over the Canucks.
Jan 21, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson had one shot, four hits and four PIM over 16:53 of ice time in Wednesday's 6-5 shootout loss to the Canucks.
Jan 13, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson scored two goals in Wednesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Maple Leafs.
Jan 6, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson skated on the second power-play unit during practice Tuesday and Wednesday, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Oct 8, 2020 Montreal Canadiens | signed RW Josh Anderson to a seven-year, $38.5 million contract extension.
Oct 6, 2020 Montreal Canadiens | Josh Anderson | Anderson was sent to the Canadiens from the Blue Jackets on Tuesday in exchange for Max Domi and a 2020 third-round selection.
Oct 5, 2020 Columbus Blue Jackets | Josh Anderson | Anderson (shoulder) has recovered from shoulder surgery and would have played in the postseason had Columbus advanced, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Oct 21, 2019 Activated Columbus Blue Jackets | activated RW Josh Anderson from injured reserve.
Oct 8, 2017 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | recalled RW Josh Anderson from Cleveland (AHL).
Oct 5, 2017 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned RW Josh Anderson to Cleveland (AHL).
Oct 2, 2017 Columbus Blue Jackets | signed RW Josh Anderson to a three-year, $5.55 million contract.
Apr 9, 2016 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned RW Josh Anderson to Lake Erie (AHL).
Apr 5, 2016 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | recalled RW Josh Anderson from Lake Erie (AHL).
Jan 24, 2016 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned RW Josh Anderson to Lake Erie (AHL).
Jan 6, 2016 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | recalled RW Josh Anderson from Lake Erie (AHL).
Nov 24, 2015 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned RW Josh Anderson to Lake Erie (AHL).
Nov 18, 2015 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | recalled RW Josh Anderson from Lake Erie (AHL).
Oct 23, 2015 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned RW Josh Anderson to Lake Erie (AHL).
Jan 30, 2015 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned RW Josh Anderson to Springfield (AHL).
Jan 26, 2015 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | recalled RW Josh Anderson from Springfield (AHL).
Jan 22, 2015 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned RW Josh Anderson to Springfield (AHL).
Jan 15, 2015 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | recalled RW Josh Anderson from Springfield (AHL).
Sep 29, 2014 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned RW Josh Anderson to Springfield (AHL).
Nov 5, 2013 Columbus Blue Jackets | signed RW Josh Anderson to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 18, 2013 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned RW Josh Anderson to London (OHL).
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Josh Anderson
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Montréal Canadiens Montreal Canadiens logo 69 19 13 32 -25 65 1,002 43.30 47.10 0.80 47.20 0.40 0.84 1.56
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 Burlington Eagles U18 AAA SCTA U18 58 41 35 76 0
2010-2011 Burlington Cougars OJHL 4 0 2 2 0 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 Burlington Eagles U18 AAA Big Nickel Midget 6 4 2 6 4
Draft Yr 2011-2012 London Knights OHL 64 12 10 22 34 Playoffs 19 2 3 5 0
Draft Yr 2011-2012 London Knights M-Cup 2 1 0 1 2 Playoffs 19 2 3 5 0
2012-2013 London Knights OHL 68 23 26 49 77 Playoffs 19 1 2 3 0
2012-2013 London Knights M-Cup 5 0 1 1 2 Playoffs 19 1 2 3 0
2013-2014 London Knights OHL 59 27 24 51 81 Playoffs 9 5 4 9 0
2013-2014 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 1 0 1 0
2013-2014 London Knights M-Cup 3 1 0 1 6 Playoffs 9 5 4 9 0
2013-2014 OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 0 1 1 0
2014-2015 Springfield Falcons AHL 52 7 10 17 76
2014-2015 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 6 0 1 1 2 80 42.86 41.75 -2.88 50.08 2.20 0.00 0.75
2015-2016 Cleveland Monsters AHL 58 18 21 39 108 Playoffs 15 7 5 12 0
2015-2016 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 12 1 3 4 2 127 55.56 46.58 -5.72 43.17 -3.57 0.47 1.90
2016-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 78 17 12 29 89 903 57.97 49.25 -2.55 48.02 -3.99 1.06 1.79 Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0
2017-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 63 19 11 30 42 934 53.42 50.83 -1.42 53.55 3.47 0.96 1.48 Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0
2017-2018 Cleveland Monsters AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 82 27 20 47 60 1,137 62.63 53.42 3.01 50.12 -0.13 1.06 1.79 Playoffs 10 1 2 3 0
2019-2020 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 26 1 3 4 17 321 37.50 53.60 -1.10 49.20 -0.50 0.19 0.56
2020-2021 Montréal Canadiens NHL 52 17 7 24 38 705 43.40 53.10 -0.70 52.60 -1.70 1.28 1.70 Playoffs 22 5 1 6 0
2021-2022 Montréal Canadiens NHL 69 19 13 32 65 1,002 43.30 47.10 0.80 47.20 0.40 0.84 1.56
2021-2022 Canada WC 5 1 5 6 8
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Active Contract

Signing Team Montreal Canadiens logo
Signing Date October 8, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Darren Ferris
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 7 Years $38,500,000 6.75% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Cap Hit $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
UFA
AAV $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $7,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $3,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $7,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $3,500,000
Minors Salary $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $7,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $3,500,000
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Contract History

Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date October 2, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Darren Ferris
Standard Contract | 3 Years $5,550,000 2.47% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $1,850,000 $1,850,000 $1,850,000
RFA
AAV $1,850,000 $1,850,000 $1,850,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,600,000 $1,850,000 $2,100,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,600,000 $1,850,000 $2,100,000
Minors Salary $1,600,000 $1,850,000 $2,100,000
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Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date November 12, 2013
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.10% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $709,167 $678,333 $678,333 $678,333
RFA
AAV $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
Performance Bonuses $0 $282,500 $232,500 $132,500
Base Salary $0 $550,000 $600,000 $700,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $642,500 $692,500 $700,000
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
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