Sabres.com’s Jourdon LaBarber reports that the Buffalo Sabres will be starting Craig Anderson in the net against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Craig Anderson will start in goal.— Jourdon LaBarber (@JourdonLaBarber) March 2, 2022
Anderson has lost his past four starts, allowing 15 goals over that period. This season, he has a .905 save percentage, a 3.01 goals-against average, and has won six of the 13 games he’s started. Buffalo allows the third-most shots per game in the NHL with 34.3, while Toronto takes the seventh most with 34.6. The Leafs are also the third-highest scoring team in the league, putting up 3.68 goals per game, while the Sabres allow the fourth-most goals in the league with 3.59.
Anderson’s previous game was a 4-2 loss to the Dallas Stars, where he allowed four goals on 31 shots.
Needless to say, it seems like Anderson is in for a busy night.
Over at FanDuel Sportsbook, the Buffalo Sabres are +330 on the moneyline and +2.5 (-140) on the puck line against the Maple Leafs.