Goalie Prospect Anderson Wins Award
J.P. Anderson Is The CHL Player Of The Week
Anderson had his best game of the week on Thursday night when he recorded his league-best third shutout of the season turning aside all 34 shots as first star of a 3-0 win over the Niagara IceDogs. He also made 18 saves on Friday night in a 3-1 win over the Brampton Battalion, along with a 21 save performance to open the week on Tuesday in a 4-1 win over the Oshawa Generals.
Anderson, an 18-year-old from Toronto, ON, is playing in his third OHL season with the Majors. He currently carries the OHL’s best goals-against-average with a mark of 2.01 and has the second highest save percentage at .926. Anderson will compete in the 2010 SUBWAY® Super Series on Monday November 15 with Team OHL in Sudbury, ON.
San Jose signed Anderson as an undrafted free agent following a strong performance in the YoungStars Rookie tournament in Canada. Anderson, 18, appeared in two of San Jose’s three games in Penticton, B.C. from Sept. 12-16 and posted a 2-0 record, a 2.00 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage.