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Despite its prevalence and persistence, cancer continues to catch us off guard. For various reasons, we’re especially shocked when it hits a healthy hockey player or his immediate family. Professional athletes are gifted physical specimens and about them, rightly or wrongly, there is an aura of invincibility. By extension, this applies to their families. The last thing anyone expected when …

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Sens rally behind Andy who shuts out the Oilers and earns 1st Star of the week

Highlights Sens swarm Anderson after SO Post Game:   FIRST STAR – CRAIG ANDERSON, G, OTTAWA SENATORS Anderson stopped all 59 shots he faced to post a 2-0-0 record and guide the Senators (5-3-0, 10 points) to third place in the Atlantic Division. He made 22 saves in a 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks Oct. 25. Anderson then took …

Anderson41Sens rally behind Andy who shuts out the Oilers and earns 1st Star of the week

Anderson snags first SO of the season in Vancouver

Ottawa Sun Coverage Vancouver Sun Coverage VANCOUVER — Craig Anderson made 22 saves and Ryan Dzingel scored twice to help the Ottawa Senators to a 3-0 win against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on Tuesday. It was the first shutout this season for Anderson, who won three of his first four starts despite allowing 15 goals. He faced three …

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Sens advance to 3-1 with win over Coyotes

OTTAWA — Erik Karlsson had a goal and an assist and Craig Anderson made 31 saves as the Ottawa Senators defeated the Arizona Coyotes 7-4 at Canadian Tire Centre on Tuesday. Arizona goaltender Mike Smith was injured and left the game at 7:18 of the third period. After a shot by Senators forward Chris Kelly hit the post and fell …

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Ottawa takes down the Canadiens in shootout

Highlights:   Postgame:   Ottawa Sun Coverage Montreal Gazette Coverage NHL.com Recap OTTAWA — Defenseman Erik Karlsson scored the winner in a shootout to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 victory against the Montreal Canadiens at Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday. The Senators had a 2-0 lead on goals by Ryan Dzingel and Zack Smith, but the Canadiens rallied on two …

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Anderson, Senators Spoil Matthews 4-goal Debut

Highlights Post Game Ottawa Sun Coverage Toronto Star Coverage   NHL.com Recap OTTAWA — Forward Auston Matthews became the first player in the modern era to score four goals in his first NHL game when the Toronto Maple Leafs lost to the Ottawa Senators 5-4 in overtime at Canadian Tire Centre on Wednesday. Kyle Turris scored his second goal 37 …

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Anderson snags OT win vs. Wild

Highlights Ottawa Sun Coverage Minneapolis Star Tribune Coverage NHL.com Recap OTTAWA — Erik Karlsson scored with 30.4 seconds left in overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 3-2 win against the Minnesota Wild at Canadian Tire Centre on Tuesday. Karlsson scored on a slap shot to the top corner on the glove side of Minnesota goaltender Devan Dubnyk to give …

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Zibanejad hat trick, 34 Anderson saves burn Flames

Highlights Post Game Ottawa Sun Coverage Calgary Herald Coverage Recap CALGARY — Mika Zibanejad had a natural hat trick in 2:38 in the third period to help the Ottawa Senators rally for a 6-4 win against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday. “We really needed this one,” Zibanejad said. “We talked about it before we went out there …

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Senators extend winning streak, Anderson solid in net

Highlights Post Game Recap ESPN Coverage Ottawa Sun Coverage Edmonton Journal Coverage NHL.com Recap EDMONTON — The Ottawa Senators extended their winning streak to four games and avenged one of their most lopsided defeats of the season with a 4-1 victory against the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on Tuesday. Nick Paul, Zack Smith, Mark Stone and Alex Chiasson scored, …

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Sens defeat Wings, extend homestand win streak to 3

Highlights Pre-Game Ottawa Sun Coverage The Detroit News Coverage NHL.com Recap OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in a shootout at Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday, swweping a homestand for their first three-game winning streak since November. The Senators (28-26-6) trailed 2-1 with four minutes left in the third period but tied the game at …

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