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March 31, 2020 02:28 AM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Poor production
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

If the regular season does not resume, Anisimov (upper body) has failed to play in 50 games for the first time in seven years, and it showed up in his scoring totals.

Injuries knocked him out of the last four games, but he did match his goal numbers from last year. At this point in his career, the soon-to-be 32-year-old is a 15-to-20 goal scorer who will provide assists as well as goals when he's on a good team and will only provide goals when his team isn't up to par. As the Senators are rebuilding, Anisimov is strictly a lower-end goal scorer at this point.

March 11, 2020 05:40 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Still sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov (upper body) isn't in the projected lineup for Wednesday's clash with the Kings,'s Dan Greenspan reports.

Anisimov will miss a fourth consecutive contest Wednesday and remains without a timetable for his return. The veteran pivot should be considered out indefinitely until the Senators release another update on his status.

March 10, 2020 08:12 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Still sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov (upper body) won't be in the lineup for Tuesday's contest against the Ducks.

Anisimov will miss his third straight game after he suffered the upper-body injury in last Tuesday's loss to Pittsburgh. In his stead, Chris Tierney will likely continue to assume the second-line center role. With the Senators headed for a back-to-back Wednesday against the Kings, Anisimov won't have to wait long to get another crack at returning to the lineup.

March 4, 2020 12:40 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Won't play Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov (upper body) won't be available for Thursday's game against the Islanders, Nicolas St-Pierre of 945 Unique FM reports.

Anisimov suffered an upper-body injury during Tuesday's 7-3 loss to the Penguins and will miss at least one contest as a result. Chris Tierney will likely get the first crack at replacing Anisimov on Ottawa's top line against the Islanders.

March 3, 2020 08:16 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Won't return Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov exited Tuesday's game against the Penguins in the first period due to an upper-body injury and will not return.

Anisimov's 20 points over 48 games aren't particularly impressive, but the fact that 15 of them are goals boosts his fantasy value slightly. His next chance to retake the ice arrives Thursday when the Senators host the Pens.

March 1, 2020 01:16 AM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Cy Young season continues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov scored twice in regulation and notched the deciding goal in the 4-3 shootout win over Detroit on Saturday.

Anisimov was hot. But the goals were just his second and third point in his last six games. He's skating to a Cy Young stat pack -- he's 15-5. Yes, Anisimov is talented, but he could be on your wire. Go check.

February 24, 2020 10:56 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Draws power-play helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov produced a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets.

Anisimov set up the latter of Connor Brown's two goals in the game. The Russian forward has just five assists to go with 13 goals in 45 contests this year. Anisimov is on pace for his worst offensive season since the lockout-shortened 2013 campaign.

February 19, 2020 01:08 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Pots two goals in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov posted two goals -- one on the power play -- on five shots in Tuesday's 7-4 win over the Sabres.

Anisimov scored twice over a span of 2:24 in the first period. Although he resides in the bottom six, the 31-year-old has registered four goals and a helper over nine February games, and he now has 13 goals through 42 games. A new career high in the category is attainable, but it's unlikely he continues to score at a 28.1 percent rate for the rest of the season.

February 17, 2020 11:12 AM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Plays OT hero
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov scored in overtime to lead his team to a 4-3 win over Dallas on Sunday.

In overtime, Anisimov was the beneficiary of some hard work on the part of teammate Brady Tkachuk and wound up scoring on a breakaway with a nifty backhand finish. The goal was Anisimov's first game-winning goal of the season and gives the forward 11 goals and 15 points in 41 games in 2019-20.

February 5, 2020 01:00 AM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Strikes with man advantage
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to Anaheim.

Anisimov's power-play goal at 3:16 of the third period knotted the score at 2-2 and ultimately sent the game into overtime. It was the 10th goal in 34 games for the first-year Senator, but his second in the last three games. The 31-year-old has four 20-goal seasons on his NHL resume but will be hard-pressed to get there with the offensively-challenged Senators.

January 8, 2020 11:40 AM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Snipes lone Sens goal Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov scored his eighth goal of the season in Tuesday's 6-1 loss to the Capitals.

He opened the scoring early in the first period, ripping a shot into the top corner past Ilya Samsonov on a 2-on-1, but the game was all Caps after that. Anisimov has only 10 points through 31 games this season, which could make it tough for the Senators to shed the 31-year-old's contract at the trade deadline if they're so inclined.

December 29, 2019 09:20 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Salvages loss with goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov scored an even-strength goal in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to New Jersey.

Despite logging 3:13 of power-play time against the Devils, Anisimov failed to produce on special teams Sunday, but he did score his seventh goal of 2019-20. The goal was his sixth point since returning from a groin injury that caused Anisimov to miss 10 games. For the season, he has eight points in 21 games.

December 9, 2019 10:56 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Quickly opens scoring Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov scored a goal on three shots in Monday's 5-2 win over the Bruins.

Anisimov tallied at 1:35 of the first period, and the Senators would never trail in the game. It was the fourth goal of the year for the Russian -- that accounts for all of his offense in 13 games. He's produced 24 shots on goal but carries a minus-8 rating -- Anisimov can't be trusted to be a consistent presence on the scoresheet yet.

December 5, 2019 12:28 AM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Tickles twine on power play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov scored a power-play goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Oilers.

Anisimov tallied in the final second of a Jujhar Khaira minor penalty in the second period. Anisimov has just three goals in 11 games this season, with injuries plaguing the 31-year-old's season so far. He's produced 21 shots on goal and a minus-8 rating. Anisimov had no fewer than 31 points in a campaign over the last four years, but he'll need to stay healthy to have any chance of reaching that mark in 2019-20.

November 29, 2019 02:24 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Set to make return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov (groin) is in Friday's lineup in Jessi Pierce's game preview, suggesting he'll make his return against the Wild.

Anisimov is expected to center the third line between Tyler Ennis and Connor Brown. He last dressed Nov. 7 and has two goals in seven games this season.

November 28, 2019 11:56 AM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Returns to practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov (groin) was practicing in a normal jersey Thursday, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.

There is optimism that Anisimov will be able to return for Friday's game against the Wild after an absence that has lasted nearly three weeks, and his return to practice is an encouraging sign regarding his status. The 31-year-old has totaled two points and two hits over seven games this season.

November 27, 2019 11:36 AM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Closing in on return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

According to coach D.J. Smith, Anisimov (groin) could be ready to return as soon as this weekend, Brent Wallace of reports.

Anisimov has been sidelined for nearly three weeks due to a groin injury, but the veteran pivot appears to finally be closing in on a return. Once he's given the green light, the 6-foot-4 Russian will return to a bottom-six role and a spot on one of Ottawa's power-play units.

November 8, 2019 02:40 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Headed for long-term absence
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov will be sidelined for an extended period of time due to a groin injury and has been placed on injured reserve, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.

Anisimov just returned from injured reserve Tuesday after dealing with a lower-body issue, which may have been the same groin problem that will send him to the shelf moving forward. The Senators were rostering 14 forwards even with a healthy Anisimov, so the team won't be forced to make a move to cover his spot.

November 5, 2019 02:08 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Activated off IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Anisimov (lower body) has been activated off injured reserve ahead of Tuesday's matchup with the Islanders, per the NHL's official media site.

Anisimov's activation all but confirms that he'll return to the lineup against New York. The 31-year-old vet, who's picked up one goal in five games this campaign, is expected to slot into a bottom-six role Tuesday, centering Tyler Ennis and Bobby Ryan on Ottawa's third line.

November 4, 2019 12:16 PM
Senators' Artem Anisimov: Unable to play Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach D.J. Smith said Anisimov (lower body) won't play in Monday's game against the Rangers, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.

Smith confirmed that Anisimov traveled with the team to New York, but he doesn't have a chance to play until Tuesday's matchup against the Islanders. With Colin White dealing with a long-term hip injury, Anisimov's return can't come soon enough, as the team is rolling out Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Vladislav Namestnikov as its top two centers.

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