Sunday, April 18, 2010

Behold The Wonder That Is Craig Anderson

First of all, behold him in his old Panthers Jersey because that's the only picture I have. Colorado didn't come through this season and when Anderson did, he was with Florida. So sorry no Avs pic.


Being such a goalie lover, I was really pulling for Andy when he got the starting gig in Colorado. I started following them this season and along with Avs fans, was was delighted to see Andy shine.
Tonight was Game 3 in the Western Conference Quarter Final between 1st Place San Jose Sharks and 8th Place Colorado Avalanche. Andy turned in one of the more memorable goal tending performances in recent history facing 51 shots through 3 periods and 59 seconds of overtime and letting NONE in. On the other side of the ice, Evgeny Nabakov only face 16 shots all night.


I kept waiting for someone to score on Andy. You can't hammer a goalie that long and not have one go in. Andy held the fort though. I also felt bad for the Sharks. They put 51 shots on the net and not a single one went in. The rest of the Avs tried their damnedest to lose this game. Only putting 16 shots on goal wasn't enough, the one that finally went in...they didn't even shoot! Dan Boyle back-passed it into his own net. The video isn't up yet, I'll add it when I can find it.


Well done, Andy!

1 comments:

Ally April 23, 2010 at 5:31 PM  

That picture. Looks so wrong. Just sayin' ;)

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