We've finished our player grades for the 2014 season, but that was just 11 people talking about what they think--and it was a lot of information to talk about. Now it's time for our readers to cast their votes. And with that in mind, we present our Your Say series!
Craig Anderson recap:
Craig Anderson provided Vezina-calibre goaltending last season, leading the league in goals against and save percentage. It was a remarkable year but a drop-off was always expected. However, Andy's numbers plummeted, especially in the first half of the season. While his play improved considerably in 2014, he still finished with slightly below-average numbers.
It's not fair to blame the change solely on Anderson. Ottawa's defense was sieve-like for most of the season and Andy suffered some minor injuries throughout the campaign. However, Anderson was Ottawa's number one goalie this season, a fact frequently reinforced by Paul MacLean. His performance in the first half of the season was simply not good enough from a starter and contributed to Ottawa missing the playoffs.
Highest grade: B
Lowest grade: C-