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Sens' Anderson will return to start vs. Rangers

Thursday, 03.24.2011 / 11:26 AM / News

By Dave Lozo - NHL.com Staff Writer

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Sens' Anderson will return to start vs. Rangers
Senators goaltender Craig Anderson will start for Ottawa Thursday night against the Rangers.
NEW YORK -- Goaltender Craig Anderson will return to the lineup for the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night after missing three games with a lower-body injury.

Anderson said he felt good after practice Wednesday and coach Cory Clouston confirmed his goaltender would be back to face the New York Rangers on Thursday.

Since arriving in a trade on Feb. 18 that sent goaltender Brian Elliott to the Colorado Avalanche, Anderson has been splendid. Anderson is 6-4-0 with a 2.11 goals-against average and .938 save percentage with the Senators.

The Senators rewarded Anderson with a four-year contract extension Monday.

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