BUFFALO, N.Y.--The Colorado Avalanche selected defenseman Josh Anderson with the 71st overall selection in the third round of the NHL Draft on Saturday morning at First Niagara Center.
Anderson just finished his second full season with the Prince George Cougars of the Western Hockey League. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound blueliner has recorded 10 points (three goals, seven assists) in 81 career games with the Cougars.
The Nanaimo, B.C., native was a member of the Canada White of the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge this past season.
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