Posted October 05, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Senators goalie Craig Anderson knew there was no room for error with the way Buffalo's Ryan Miller was stopping everything directed his way at the other end of the ice. It took nearly all three periods for one to falter in a stellar goaltending matchup, which Anderson won by stopping 35 shots in Ottawa's season-opening 1-0 win on Friday night. Erik Karlsson scored the lone goal, sneaking a one-timer in under Miller's legs with 1:35 remaining - and after Miller had stopped the first 45 shots directed his way. ''When you watch the guy at the other end make big save after big save, it gives you a little fire to kind of return the favor,'' said Anderson, who earned his 23rd career shutout. ''It's one of those battles where you enjoy to be in it, but at the end of the day, you like the win on the other side of it.'' Just ask Miller. ''It's not a fun way to lose,'' Miller said. ''We need points where we can ...
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