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Anderson returns to start vs. Sabres on Hockey Fights Cancer night

Marc DesRosiers / USA TODAY Sports

Craig Anderson will be in goal for the Ottawa Senators once again Saturday night when the club takes on the Buffalo Sabres, head coach Guy Boucher confirmed.

Anderson left the club Thursday for the second time in a week to be with his wife Nicholle, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

Fittingly, Saturday night marks the NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer night - an initiative to raise awareness about the disease and money for research - at the Canadian Tire Centre, which promises to be an emotional atmosphere.

Anderson has made two starts since the club announced Nicholle's diagnosis: an uplifting 37-save shutout over the Edmonton Oilers, followed by a 32-save win over Carolina.

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