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Fantasy Summary

Two-way grinding winger with decent goal-scoring instincts. Could serve in a depth role at the NHL level.


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May 2022 – Anderson enjoyed something of a breakout season with the Marlies in 2021-22, leading the team with a career-high 26 goals while finishing fourth in overall team scoring. He also suited up in five games for the Leafs but was used sparingly and went without a point in his limited audition with the big club. Anderson is heading into the final year of the three-year contract he signed with the Leafs and will be 24-years-old to begin next season. His league minimum salary and well-rounded game could make him an enticing depth option for the cap-strapped Leafs in 2022-23 depending on how their offseason shakes out. If he can add even a touch more pace to his game, there is still a chance that Anderson could be a valuable piece to the NHL roster. At worst, he is great organizational depth that the team can call upon when injuries inevitably arise. Nick Richard

May 2021 – After entering the organization with promising NHL auditions under his belt, hopes were high that Anderson could enter the 4th-line rotation. Unfortunately for fantasy owners, his veteran competition was simply too competent for it to be worth holding Anderson on the taxi squad rather than play