Watch: Andersen delivers electric save-of-the-year bid

Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen hasn’t been strong this season, but he made one of the year’s best saves on Thursday. (Frank Gunn/CP)

Freddie Andersen delivered a half-second of goaltending bliss during another not-so-blissful performance on Thursday night.

The 28-year-old Maple Leafs goaltender snapped the leather and put his bid in for the save-of-the-year when he absolutely robbed Hurricanes defenceman Noah Hanifin as he snuck in from the point during the first period.


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Andersen came in to Thursday with an unflattering 3.24 GAA and .900 save percentage, both well worse than his career averages of 2.48 and .917%.