May 1, 2013
Anderson loose before playoff opener against Montreal Canadiens
By DON BRENNAN, QMI Agency

Senators goaltender Craig Anderson (Chantal Poirier, QMI Agency)

MONTREAL - Craig Anderson was anything but tense the day before the start of the Ottawa Senators-Montreal Canadiens playoff series.

Asked how he likes the matchup with Habs goalie Carey Price, the Senators' No. 1 puckstopper was full of fight — if only just the playful kind.

"I think if we squared off at centre ice, we'd have a good tilt," Anderson said with a smile.

Did he and teammates plan to go to the Rihanna concert at Bell Centre Wednesday?

"No I think most of the guys' wives are waiting back in Ottawa for her to go there (Thursday)," said Anderson.

Will it bother Anderson if and when Montreal fans start chanting his name in Game 1?


"If they're saying 'Andy,' that means I'm doing something right," he said. "If they're saying 'Go Habs Go,' I think they're saying 'Go Sens Go.' I don't know, I've got this hearing impairment. I'm not really sure."


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