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Geoff Sanderson
Geoff Sanderson
Left Wing
(SAN-duhr-sohn, JEHF)
Number: 8
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 190
Shoots: Left
Born: 1 Feb 1972
Birthplace: Hay River, NT, Canada
Acquired: Obtained by Edmonton from Philadelphia, along with Joni Pitkanen and the Flyers' 3rd round choice in 2009 NHL Entry Draft, in exchange for Jason Smith and Joffrey Lupul on July 1, 2007.
Drafted: HFD / 1990 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (36th overall)


Last Game: Apr. 3/08 at Vancouver (0-0-0, 0 PIM, E, 3:13)br>Career Oilers Stats: 41 GP 3-10-13 16 PIM
Career NHL Stats: 1104 GP 355-345-700 511 PIM
Career Hat Tricks: 8; Last - Mar. 29/03 at Calgary (4 goals) - with Columbus

2007-08 STATS:
Home: 3-8-11 Away: 0-2-2
Even: 3-8-11 Powerplay: 0-1-1 Shorthanded: 0-1-1
Overtime: 0-0-0 Game Winning: 0-1-1 Empty Net: 1-0-1
Multiple Games: Goals - 1; Assists - 1; Points - 2
Shootout Goals-Attempts: 0-1

2007-08 GAME HIGHS:
Goals: 2; Oct. 6/07 vs Philadelphia - 1st Oilers Goal
Assists: 2; Nov. 24/07 vs Chicago
Points: 2; Twice, Last - Nov. 24/07 vs Chicago (0-2-2)br>PIM: 2; 8 Times, Last - Feb. 26/07 vs Detroit
Shots: 4; Oct. 6/07 vs Philadelphia
Plus/Minus: +2; Oct. 6/07 vs Philadelphia
Ice Time: 17:38; Nov. 24/07 vs Chicago
Hits: 1; 9 Times, Last - Feb. 26/08 vs Detroit
Blocked Shots: 2; Oct. 18/07 at Phoenix

2007-08 NOTES:
Scored 3-10-13 with 16 PIM and was -7 in 41 GP.
Scored points in 11 of 41 GP and was plus or even in 28 of 41 GP.
Had a two-game scoring streak (1-1-2; Feb. 26-28) ended vs Columbus (Mar. 2).
Assisted on Fernado Pisani's GWG vs Los Angeles (Feb. 28) for his 700th career NHL point.
Played in his 1100th career NHL game vs Detroit (Feb. 26) & scored a goal for his 699th career NHL point.
Had a two-game scoring streak (0-2-2; Feb. 1-4) ended vs Chicago (Feb. 6).
Activated from NHL IRL on Feb. 1 & returned to the lineup with an assist vs Dallas (Feb. 1).
Activated from NHL IRL on Dec. 15 & was scoreless & even vs Vancouver (Dec. 15)br>Scored assist at Nashville (Jan. 3).
Scored points (0-5-5) in 4 of 7 games (Nov. 17-30).
Had a two-game scoring streak (0-3-3; Nov. 24-26) ended at Colorado (Nov. 28).
Scored assist vs Columubs (Nov. 26) & two assists vs Chicago (Nov. 24) for 2nd multiple point game.
Had a two-game scoring streak (0-2-2; Nov. 17-20) ended vs Colorado (Nov. 22).
Scored two goals vs Philadelphia (Oct. 6) for his 1st career Oilers goals.
Made Oilers debut vs San Jose (Oct. 4) & registered 1st career Oilers PIM with a 1st period high-sticking minor.
Is in 26th place on NHL list for active games played with 1104.
Edmonton is his 7th NHL team since making NHL debut with Hartford in 1990-91.
MILESTONES:
Needs 89 PIM for his 600th career NHL PIM.
Scored his 700th career NHL point vs Los Angeles (Feb. 28/08; assist).
Played 1100 career NHL game vs Detroit (Feb. 26/08).
Scored 1st career Oilers goal vs Philadelphia (Oct. 6/07, Martin Biron).
Played 1st career Oilers game vs San Jose (Oct. 4/07).
Registered 1st career Oilers PIM vs San Jose (Oct. 4/07 - high-sticking minor).
Registered 500th career NHL PIM at Minnesota (Oct. 10/07).
GAMES MISSED DUE TO INJURY OR ILLNESS: 27 - Dec. 2-13 & Jan. 17-29 & Mar. 7-Apr. 1 -Lower Back Strain
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