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Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson clears the puck from Chicago’s Jonathan Toews on Friday.
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Senators’ goalie busy, stops Blackhawks

– Craig Anderson had 46 saves and Clarke MacArthur had a goal and two assists and the Ottawa Senators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 on Friday night.

It was Anderson’s first game back since being injured March 10.

Erik Condra, Cody Ceci, Milan Michalek and Kyle Turris also scored for the Senators.

Patrick Sharp, Marian Hossa and Brent Seabrook scored for Chicago. Antti Raanta made 24 saves.

Ottawa scored twice in the third and killed off a 34-second two-man advantage to hold off the Blackhawks.

Turris made it 4-2 with a power-play goal at the 6-minute mark of the third, and MacArthur scored his 23rd of the season midway through the period to make it 5-2.

The Blackhawks made it 5-3 with a short-handed goal at the 17-minute mark as Seabrook’s shot from the point just trickled across the goal line.

PENGUINS 2, BLUE JACKETS 1: In Columbus, Ohio, Chris Kunitz and Beau Bennett scored goals 47 seconds apart midway through the third period, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves as Pittsburgh clinched a playoff spot.

FLYERS 4, MAPLE LEAFS 2: In Philadelphia, Vinny Lecavalier, Scott Hartnell, Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds scored goals as Philadelphia handed Toronto its seventh straight loss.

Toronto’s James van Riemsdyk scored 4 seconds into the second, matching an NHL record for fastest goal from the start of the period.

STARS 7, PREDATORS 3: In Dallas, seven players score goals, and goalie Kari Lehtonen made 25 saves to lead Dallas. Alex Goligoski had three assists, tying his career high.

FLAMES 4, RANGERS 3: In Calgary, Alberta, Mike Cammalleri had a goal and an assist to lead Calgary.

Cammalleri has scored 10 times since the NHL’s trade deadline on March 5 and four of them have been winners.

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