Senators’ Craig Anderson suffers lower-body injury vs. Flyers

Watch as Craig Anderson leaves the game after an awkward goal (that ended up being overturned for offside) and has not returned. Anders Nilsson has taken over in net.

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson left Saturday afternoon’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers with a lower-body injury.

Anderson appeared to injure himself while attempting to stand up after the puck squeezed between the 38-year-old netminder and the post. Anderson then gingerly skated toward the Senators bench and was replaced by backup Anders Nilsson.

The goal in question was called off after being ruled offside following a Senators challenge.

Anderson is 5-8-0 in 15 appearances this season, his 10th in Ottawa, and sports a 2.89 goals-against average and a .905 save percentage.

Nilsson has also played in 15 games for the Sens so far this campaign, all of them starts. The 29-year-old has a 3.15 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage so far this season.

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