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No timetable for return of Senators G Anderson @NHLdotcom

OTTAWA (AP) - Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson says he's not sure when he'll return to the ice after badly cutting his finger while preparing a meal last week.

Anderson required surgery to repair a severed tendon in the pinky on his right hand and said he's still unable to hold a stick.

Anderson wouldn't reveal any details about the incident that led to the injury, but said from the moment it happened, he knew it was serious and required immediate attention. He says he's eager to return but doesn't want to rush anything and risk a setback.

Robin Lehner will make his third straight start in goal when the Senators, who are 2-1 in Anderson's absence, host the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.

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