Depth goalie with no future in fantasy hockey leagues.
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April 2020 – Already 26-year-old, Driedger has solidified his spot as Florida’s current back-up netminder and fantasy owners should feel comfortable throwing him into their lineup when his number is called. Keith Fries
February 2019 – Driedger has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Panthers. Jokke Nevalainen
September 2017 – Driedger gets someone overlooked in Ottawa but he’s doing his best to remedy that. His 2016-17 numbers dropped from the previous season to 12-19-1 record, 3.22 GAA and 0.900 SVS but a part of that can be attributed to playing behind a weaker squad. He saw time in his third NHL game, ending his NHL shutout streak at 60 minutes en route to giving up his first four NHL goals in forty minutes of action. Seemingly perpetually locked in a crowded crease in the AHL, Driedger will battle for starts with fellow prospect Marcus Hogberg and veteran Danny Taylor. Brad Phillips
October 2016 – With Craig Anderson taking a leave from the team to deal with some personal issues at home, Driedger was summoned to serve as Andrew Hammond’s backup. But that plan was short-lived, as Hammond suffered a lower-body injury in the first period of Friday’s game against Calgary. Driedger took over crease-protection duties, surrendered four goals on 15 shots and was saddled with the L. With Anderson away for an unknown length of time and the extent of Hammond’s injury largely unknown at this point, the 22-year-old could be in line for a solid stretch of games. Brad Phillips
October 2016 – Driedger was one of a handful of players assigned to Binghamton in the latest round of training camp cuts. He should once again share the net with Matt O’Connor. Its been a solid pro career for the unheralded third round pick from 2012. He proven to be a capable AHL starter and will look to take the next step this season. Brad Phillips
March 2016 – Driedger has been reassigned to Binghamton without seeing a second of game action. He’ll continue to share net-tending duties with Matt O’Connor. Brad Phillips
March 2016 – With Craig Anderson suffering a lower body injury in the Sens latest contest against the Blues, Chris Driedger has been recalled on an emergency basis. The Hamburgler will be called upon to carry the mail for as long as Anderson will be out so it’s unlikely that Driedger sees any action. Brad Phillips
January 2016 – Driedger has been recalled by the Sens to back up Craig Anderson while Andrew Hammond is off dealing with a family emergency. Driedger is 9-8-1 with a 2.99 GAA and a 0.904 save percentage in 18 games with Bingo. Brad Phillips
April 2014 – The Ottawa Senators signed Chris Driedger to an entry level contract. Driedger continues to have a stellar season for the Calgary Hitmen, posting a .918 save percentage and a 2.64 GAA. The Hitmen are tied atop the Central Division of the WHL with the Edmonton Oil Kings. Nathan Martin
March 2014 – In 50 games played for the Calgary Hitmen this season Driedger has continued to build on his successful 2012-2013 campaign. The Winnipeg-native is 28-14-7 with a .918% for Calgary, who sit in first place of the Central Division (third overall in the WHL). Driedger also scored the first goal by a goalie in the WHL in almost 10 years. Nathan Martin
February 2013 – Driedger has been one of the steadiest WHL goalies through the 2012-13 season. He has a 28-13-1-2 record with a 2.46 GAA and a 0.917 SV%. After he struggled in the playoffs last year, Driedger will have to prove he can come through in clutch situations. Zenon Herasymiuk
November 2012 – Driedger is a well-rounded goaltender prospect with a ton of upside. He is calm and composed in net, rarely ever scrambling in his crease. His style is a mirror image of Vancouver Canucks goalie Cory Schneider. He has been thrust into a full-time starter’s role with the Calgary Hitmen and has been solid. He has a 2.33 GAA and a 0.922 SV%. His record sits at 12-3-1-1. The Sens have a very good young goalie in Driedger, but like most goalie prospects, he has a lot of fine tuning and development ahead of him before he is considered for NHL action. He is at least 3-4 years out at this point.