Sens ink Craig Anderson to two-year, $9.5 million extension


The Ottawa Senators have signed goalie Craig Anderson to a two-year, $9.5 million ($4.75 AAV) contract extension.

His new contract is structured so that he’ll make $5,5 million next season and $4 million the following year. Anderson also has a 10-team no trade clause.

Anderson was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He’s playing out this season on a contract that will pay him $4.2 million.

The 36-year-old was limited to 40 games last season because he was away from the team while his wife battled cancer. Incredibly enough, he still managed to post strong numbers (25-11-4 record, 2.28 goals-against-average and a .926 save percentage.