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.
Anderson really made his modest 13:16 of ice time count in this one, lifting the Canadiens to their first win of the series. The pair of tallies snapped a four-game point drought for the 27-year-old, who now has just six points (five of which have been goals) in 21 postseason games.
Anderson provided eight hits, two shots and one block in Monday night's 5-1 loss to Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
The 27-year-old has had a less-than-stellar postseason with just four points in 18 games but has provided 76 hits and 39 shots during that same stretch. Anderson and the Canadiens will need to provide more offense in Game 2 on Wednesday as they look to even the series.
Anderson registered an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 5.
Anderson produced a shot attempt that led to a rebound for Jesperi Kotkaniemi to bury 8:45 into the first period. With two goals and a helper in his last three games, Anderson's finally waking up on offense in the Stanley Cup Semifinals. He still has just four points to go with 35 shots on net and 64 hits in 16 playoff outings.
Anderson scored twice on four shots and added five hits in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Golden Knights in Game 3.
The 27-year-old winger capitalized on a Marc-Andre Fleury mishandle late in the third period to force overtime. In overtime, Anderson tapped in a pass from Paul Byron for the decisive goal. Anderson had been held off the scoresheet for 12 straight games after tallying in Game 1 of the first round versus the Maple Leafs. He's now produced three goals, 32 shots, 52 hits and a minus-3 rating through 14 contests.
Anderson scored a goal on four shots and added three hits in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Maple Leafs in Game 1.
Anderson tallied the opening goal at 12:08 of the first period, splitting the Maple Leafs' defensemen and converting a pass from Eric Staal. The 27-year-old Anderson ended the regular season on an 11-game point drought, so it's encouraging to see him back on the scoresheet. He amassed 17 tallies, seven assists, 139 hits and 125 shots on net through 52 regular-season outings overall.
Anderson (undisclosed) participated in Sunday's practice, John Lu of TSN Montreal reports.
Anderson's absence from the Canadiens' season finale was merely precautionary, so he'll be ready to play in Thursday's Game 1 against the Maple Leafs.
Anderson (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup Wednesday against the visiting Oilers, Arpon Basu of The Athletic
Anderson isn't expected to be dealing with anything serious, so it makes sense that the team would hold him out for what's basically a meaningless season finale. He'll conclude the regular season having recorded 24 points across 16:25 of average ice time in 52 games.
Anderson (undisclosed) is considered questionable for Wednesday's season finale versus the Oilers, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Anderson's injury isn't believed to be serious, but the Canadiens may nonetheless decide to give him the night off Wednesday versus Edmonton to ensure he's 100 percent healthy for Montreal's first-round playoff series. The 27-year-old winger has picked up 24 points through 52 games this season.
Anderson scored twice on five shots and added three hits in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Oilers.
Anderson scored in the second period and then added the game-winner, which was upheld upon review, in the third. The 26-year-old winger has 17 goals, 24 points, 104 shots on net, 102 hits, 36 PIM and a minus-1 rating through 41 contests in his first year with the Canadiens.
Anderson had an assist, six hits and one blocked shot in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to Calgary.
Anderson went flat out on the ice to get the puck out of the Canadiens' zone, sliding a pass to Jonathan Drouin, who spotted Brett Kulak joining the rush. Kulak finished on the rush for his first goal since March 2019. The helper gives Anderson points in two consecutive games and was his seventh in 37 games this season. Meanwhile, the six body checks raised the power forward's season total to 97, second on the team behind Alexander Romanov's 109.
Anderson scored a goal on four shots and had two hits Monday in a 4-2 win over Toronto.
Anderson led a 2-on-1 rush and snapped a shot glove side past Toronto netminder Jack Campbell to break a 2-2 tie late in the second period. The goal held up as the game-winner and handed Campbell his first loss of the season. It was Anderson's 15th tally in 36 contests, which would put him on course for his first 30-goal campaign in a regular 82-game schedule.
Anderson had an assist, three shots on net and three hits in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to Toronto.
Anderson had the primary assist on Corey Perry's second goal of the game late in the third period to bring the Canadiens within a goal. He had earlier been removed from the game in the second period after colliding with the Maple Leafs' T.J. Brodie but returned for the third. Of note, Anderson skated on a reconfigured first line that features Anderson and Perry flanking Nick Suzuki.
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.
Anderson logged his third goal in the last two games, giving him 14 markers in 32 contests. He becomes a more important factor in Montreal's offense after the team lost Brendan Gallagher to a fractured thumb during the game. Gallagher's absence is being measured in weeks.
Anderson collected a pair of goals on three shots in Saturday's 6-3 loss to Ottawa.
Anderson picked up both of his goals during the second period, first sniping a wrister from the left circle to tie the game at 2-2, then following up on his own blocked shot attempt to pull the Canadiens to within 4-3. Anderson, who snapped a five-game point drought, has tallied 13 goals in 31 contests this season thanks to a career-best 16.3 shooting percentage.
Anderson scored a power-play goal on four shots and added an assist in Monday's 4-2 win over the Jets.
Anderson had a hand in Jesperi Kotkaniemi's first-period tally. The 26-year-old Anderson also scored at 5:33 of the second period to give the Canadiens a 2-0 lead. The winger had picked up just two points in his last five outings, so this was a welcome burst of offense. He's up to 11 tallies, 16 points, 69 shots on net, 69 hits and 23 PIM in 25 outings. Monday was just the second time this year Anderson failed to record a hit.
Anderson recorded a power-play assist, three hits and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Canucks.
Anderson had a hand in Shea Weber's second-period marker. In three games since he returned from a lower-body injury, Anderson has a goal and an assist. The 26-year-old winger is up to 10 goals, four helpers, 61 shots on net, 65 hits and 18 PIM through 22 contests.
Anderson scored a goal on four shots to go with three hits in Saturday's 7-1 win over Winnipeg.
Anderson returned to action after a three-game layoff due to a lower-body injury. He joined a reconstructed third line that now features Anderson and Tyler Toffoli, two of Montreal's top three goal scorers, flanking center Jesperi Kotkaniemi. Anderson now has 10 goals, tied with Brendan Gallagher for second on the team behind Toffoli's 15 markers.
Anderson (lower body) is expected to return to the lineup Saturday against Winnipeg, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Anderson will return to a prominent role following his three-game absence, skating on Montreal's third line and second power-play unit against the Jets. He's notched nine goals and 12 points in 19 games this campaign.
Anderson (lower body) won't play Thursday versus Winnipeg.
Anderson will miss a third straight contest Thursday, but there's a chance he'll be ready to return Saturday against the Jets. The 26-year-old winger has racked up nine goals and 12 points through 19 games this campaign.
Anderson (lower body) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Senators.
As expected, Anderson will miss a second straight game. The 26-year-old accrued nine goals and three assists through the first 19 games, adding 56 hits as well. His next chance to play is Thursday versus the Jets.
|Last 7 Games|
|07/07||@ TB||L 0-1||0||0||0||0||16:14|
|07/05||vs TB||W 3-2 (OT)||2||0||2||+1||13:16|
|07/02||vs TB||L 3-6||0||0||0||0||13:46|
|06/30||@ TB||L 1-3||0||0||0||0||15:12|
|06/28||@ TB||L 1-5||0||0||0||+1||13:16|
|06/24||vs LV||W 3-2 (OT)||0||0||0||0||17:11|
|06/22||@ LV||W 4-1||0||1||1||+1||14:02|
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