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Bulletin: Senators acquire goaltender Anderson from the Avalanche for Elliott

Friday, 02.18.2011 / 10:45 AM ET / News
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Bulletin: Senators acquire goaltender Anderson from the Avalanche for Elliott
OTTAWA - Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray announced today the club has acquired goaltender Craig Anderson from the Colorado Avalanche for goaltender Brian Elliott.

In 33 games with the Avalanche this season, Anderson has 13 wins, 15 losses and three overtime losses. He has a 3.28 goals-against-average and 0.897 save percentage. He started in nine straight games from Dec. 7 to 23, posting a 6-2-1 record and won six consecutive starts from Dec. 10 to 19, tying a career streak. The 29-year-old has missed 10 games this season to a knee injury and three to a groin injury.

The eight-year NHL veteran has played 213 regular-season games, earning 87 wins, 83 losses, 19 overtime losses and 14 in shootouts, along with a 2.85 career goals-against average and 0.911 save-percentage. Anderson has played with the Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers and last two seasons with the Avalanche.

The native of Park Ridge, Ill., was Chicago’s third-round pick (73rd overall) in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He signed as a free agent with the Avalanche on July 1, 2009.

Elliott, 25, has a 13 wins, 19 losses, eight overtime and three shootout losses in 43 games played this season. He also has a 3.19 goals-against average and 0.894 save percentage. In his fourth full season with the Senators, Elliott has played in 130 games, recording a 59-45-15 record, nine shutouts, a 2.81 goals-against average and 0.903 save percentage.

The native of Newmarket, Ont., was Ottawa’s ninth-round pick (291st overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

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