Andersson registered a power-play helper and two blocked shots in Monday's 6-2 loss to the Avalanche in Game 3. Andersson has a point in every game of the series, all of which have come on the man advantage. Andersson skated on the first pairing with Mark Giordano in this contest, although the scoreline would suggest that didn't go over so well despite Andersson maintaining an even plus-minus for the night. It's unclear what his role will be in Wednesday's Game 4, but he's worth a look as a budget DFS play given the three-game point streak he's created.
Andersson scored a power-play goal on three shots in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Avalanche in Game 2 of their first-round series. A nifty backhand pass from winger Sam Bennett left the net wide open for Andersson to pot the Flames' first goal of the night. Andersson has two points in as many games, providing a little depth scoring from the blue line for the Western Conference's top-seeded team.
Andersson registered an assist and went plus-3 in a 5-3 win over the Sharks. Andersson has recently found himself on the top pairing with Mark Giordano, and even as the more defensive of the two, he's chipped in helpers in the last two games. Andersson has 18 points in 76 outings this season, and finished March with five helpers over 15 appearances.
Andersson had a helper and two shots on goal in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Senators. Andersson had gone three games without a point before setting up Matthew Tkachuk's goal near the end of the third period. He's up to two goals and 14 helpers in 71 games this season. While his numbers don't make him fantasy relevant, he's holding the sixth defenseman slot over the likes of rookie Oliver Kylington and veterans Michael Stone and Dalton Prout. Andersson's pairing with deadline acquisition Oscar Fantenberg has stabilized one of the Flames' weaknesses from earlier in the year.
Andersson had a helper with the man advantage and three blocked shots in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Golden Knights. Andersson snapped a five-game point drought as the Flames' offense returned after a two-week slump. In his first full season at the NHL level, Andersson has two goals and 12 assists in 66 games. While he primarily plays on the third pairing, coach Bill Peters has trusted him alongside Mark Giordano when he shuffles the lineup.
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