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Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Snaps point drought
Anderson had a power-play assist and six shots on goal over 16:49 of ice time in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks.
Anderson's assist snapped a 12-game point drought. It's been a frustrating start to the season for the power forward, who has yet to score through 15 games. Anderson tallied 21 goals last season and never went more than seven games without a tally.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Logs assist in win
Anderson had an assist, one shot on goal, one hit and two PIM in Saturday's 3-2 win over Chicago.
Anderson slipped a pass to Cole Caufield then watched him work his magic to beat Petr Mrazek for Montreal's first goal. The assist was the first point of the season for Anderson, who's been given the plum role on the first line with Caufield and Nick Suzuki.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Will open on top line
Anderson will work the right wing of Montreal's top line when the season begins Wednesday in Toronto, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Canadiens head coach Martin St. Louis auditioned several players for the primo gig to skate with Nick Suzuki and Cole Caufield but eventually settled on Anderson. The coach was pleased with what he saw in Anderson, who scored a goal in each of the three preseason games he played. This trio played together at times last season, but St. Louis never settled on a permanent third forward for the first line.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Pots second preseason goal
Anderson scored a goal on two shots in Friday's 2-1 preseason loss to the Maple Leafs.
Anderson potted his second preseason goal in as many games. The power forward's 2022-23 season ended prematurely in March due to an ankle injury, but he still managed to notch 21 markers and 32 points in 69 appearances. Since joining the Canadiens for 2020-21 campaign, Anderson has increased his goal scoring in each season. Habs head coach Martin St. Louis has shuffled lines during camp and in preseason games, but Anderson is expected to be a top-six forward when the regular season opens Oct. 11 against Toronto.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Ready for camp
Anderson (ankle) has been cleared to participate in training camp, Eric Engels of Sportsnet reports.
Anderson sat out the final 11 games of the 2022-23 campaign due to a high-ankle sprain. He registered 21 goals, 32 points, 164 shots on net and 139 hits in 69 contests prior to getting injured. Anderson will be in the mix for a top-six spot to begin 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Done for season
Anderson sustained a high-ankle sprain Tuesday and won't return this season.
Anderson ended the campaign with 21 goals, 11 assists 164 shots on net, 139 hits and 72 PIM in 69 contests. The winger will likely be good to go for training camp in the fall, where he'll be in consideration for a top-six role once again.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Not playing Thursday
Anderson (lower body) will miss Thursday's game versus the Bruins, Jean-Francois Chaumont of Le Journal de Montreal reports.
Anderson was hurt late in Tuesday's game versus the Lightning. There's been no clear update on the winger's status yet, so he can be considered day-to-day for now.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Hurt in Tuesday's win
Anderson (lower body) was hurt after a fall late in the third period, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Anderson fell and sustained a hard collision while trying to go for an empty-net goal. Given the late nature of his injury, more information isn't expected Tuesday. The Canadiens' next game is Thursday in Boston, but since Anderson needed help getting off the ice, he seems unlikely to be available for that contest.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Four-game, five-point streak
Anderson picked up an assist in a 5-3 loss to Tampa Bay on Saturday.
He sent a beauty feed to Denis Gurianov, who scored his fourth goal in five games. Anderson has five points (two goals, three assists) in a four-game point streak.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Finishes off Penguins
Anderson scored an empty-net goal in Tuesday's 6-4 win over Pittsburgh. He added three shots on net, four hits and two penalty minutes to his line over 18:52 of ice time.
Anderson polished off the Penguins with his third goal in the last four contests. The scoring burst tied him for the second on the team with Nick Suzuki at 21 goals, trailing only the injured Cole Caufield (shoulder). The power forward's previous career high was 27 over 82 games in 2018-19 when he was with the Blue Jackets.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Gets two points vs. Avalanche
Anderson scored a goal and registered an assist in an 8-4 loss to Colorado on Monday.
Anderson's marker came late in the first period to reduce the Avalanche's lead to 4-1. He has 20 goals and 29 points in 65 contests this season. Anderson has two markers and three points over his last three games.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Fires a shortie
Anderson scored a shorthanded goal in Thursday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Rangers. He also had two shots on net and three hits over 22:06 of ice time.
Chris Tierney and Anderson were off the races after a Patrick Kane turnover, and Anderson fired the puck over Igor Shesterkin's glove for his first shorthanded marker of the season. He's up to 19 goals, second on the team behind Nick Suzuki.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Deals helper
Anderson notched an assist, two shots on goal, two hits and two PIM in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Ducks.
Trade talk around Anderson didn't materialize into a deal, so the 28-year-old winger should maintain a top-six role with the Canadiens for the rest of the season. He's put it to good use lately with three goals and two helpers over his last seven outings. Anderson has 18 goals, eight assists, 146 shots on net, 114 hits and 66 PIM through 60 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Tallies on power play
Anderson scored a power-play goal on two shots in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Kings.
Anderson opened the scoring at 9:14 of the first period on an individual effort. The winger has racked up three goals, one assist and a plus-4 rating over his last six contests. Anderson has 18 tallies, including a career-best four on the power play, and seven helpers through 59 outings. He's also added 144 shots on net, 112 hits, 64 PIM and a minus-8 rating while serving as a power winger in the Canadiens' top six.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Registers assist in Tuesday's win
Anderson picked up an assist, three shots on goal, two hits and two PIM in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Sharks.
Anderson had gone seven games without a helper, though he managed three goals over that span. The 28-year-old winger helped out on Christian Dvorak's empty-net tally. Anderson is up to 24 points, 142 shots on net, 112 hits, 64 PIM and a minus-8 rating through 58 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Records 17th goal of 2022-23
Anderson scored a goal in Montreal's 5-2 win over the Flyers on Friday.
Anderson found the back of the net at 12:12 of the third period to put Montreal up 5-1. He has 17 goals and 23 points in 56 contests in 2022-23. The 28-year-old was held off the scoresheet in three of his previous four games.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Tallies in loss
Anderson scored a goal on three shots and added three hits over 17:43 of ice time in Saturday's 5-1 loss to Toronto.
Anderson tipped in a Mike Matheson wrister from the blue line for Montreal's lone goal, which gave the Canadiens a 1-0 lead early in the second period. The tally was Anderson's 16th and gave him eight points in the last 12 games. With Cole Caufield (shoulder) done for the season, Anderson should continue to skate on the top line.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Scores 15th goal of 2022-23
Anderson netted a goal in Montreal's 6-2 win over Edmonton on Sunday.
Anderson scored a power-play goal at 8:23 of the second period that proved to be the game-winner. It was his 15th marker and 21st point in 51 contests in 2022-23. Anderson's on a three-game scoring streak and has a goal and four points over that stretch.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Records assist in win
Anderson had an assist, one shot on goal, three hits and one blocked shot over 19:29 of ice time in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Islanders.
Anderson outfought a pair of Islanders in the corner and picked up the secondary assist on Nick Suzuki's first-period score. It was the third assist in two games for Anderson, who has been part of the solution to replace the injured Cole Caufield (shoulder) on the top line.... See More ... See Less
Canadiens' Josh Anderson: Records two helpers in loss
Anderson recorded two assists in Montreal's 5-4 loss to Ottawa on Tuesday.
Anderson has 14 goals and 19 points in 49 contests in 2022-23. Entering Tuesday's action, Anderson had gone 18 straight games without an assist, though he did provide six goals over that span. It's not unusual for the 28-year-old to finish a campaign with more goals than assists, though Anderson wasn't this lopsided in 2021-22, when he recorded 19 markers and 13 helpers in 69 contests.... See More ... See Less
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