Senators goalie Craig Anderson lives in the community, and hosted Stoneman Douglas Monday night against the Panthers.
Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson made the day a particular one for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School field hockey team.
The Parkland, Fla., resident bought 60 members of their grouping tickets to the game against the Florida Panthers on Monday night. Each participant standard a autographed New Jersey with autographs from the full Senators team as well. Anderson exhausted time with the high educational institution team and took photos anterior to the game.
Prior to tonight's game the full #Sens team had the accidental to meet the Marjory Stoneman Douglas field hockey team. Their grouping of 60 will ticker tonight's game with tickets politeness of hometown hero Craig Anderson. pic.twitter.com/LHvYl0TivW— Sens communications (@Media_Sens) March 12, 2018
Stoneman Douglas was the site of a Feb. 14 educational institution shot that left 17 group dead.
Anderson and his household live in Parkland, and his two sons are in the educational institution system, reported to Fox Sports Florida. His wife teaches in Broward County. Anderson, 36, exhausted 3 years of his calling with the Panthers from 2006-09.
.@Senators goalie @craiganderson41 is all class, invitatory the Marjory Stoneman Douglas field hockey team to tonight's game against the @FlaPanthers. #MSDStrongpic.twitter.com/rvvQAyc5ZE— FOX Sports Florida (@FOXSportsFL) March 13, 2018
“It’s big for our household," Anderson said after the game. "We live here in Parkland, we’re raising our kids here. We’re living through (the tragedy) just like everyone else in the community. For us to give these guys a night out at the field hockey game and ticker a sport they love playing is the least I can do for the community."
Stoneman Douglas won the state championship 11 days after the tragedy. They will play in nationals March 22-26.
Anderson made 35 saves in the Senators’ 5-3 win, which snapped the Panthers’ eight-game home winning streak.CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE