Sens’ G Anderson to miss time after cutting hand

The Ottawa Senators could be looking for a goaltender on Trade Deadline Day, as starting keeper Craig Anderson will be out indefinitely after injuring his right hand at his home on Wednesday night, the team announced.

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The accident occurred Wednesday when a knife he was using to prepare a meal accidentally lacerated his right hand.

Anderson was treated at the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Anderson is 29-19-6 with three shutouts, a 2.85 and a .913 save percentage in 56 appearances this season.

Prior to the accident, the 30-year-old was on a four-game win streak where he had two shutouts and a GAA of 1.00.

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