Henrik Lundqvist has been among the NHL's best goalies lately. Ottawa's Craig Anderson won't be joining his New York Rangers counterpart at the All-Star game, but he sure is making a good case that he should be.
Anderson made 34 saves for his first shutout of the season, Jason Spezza scored twice and the Senators beat the surging Rangers 3-0 on Thursday night.
Milan Michalek also scored for the Senators, who have won five straight at Madison Square Garden and seven of eight (7-0-1) overall.
''He's just so steady back there right now and you can tell he's got confidence,'' Spezza said. ''When your goalie exudes that type of confidence, the team has that type of confidence. He's done a great job calming things down when we're scrambling a little bit. There's times in the game where the other team is going to take momentum, and he's done a good job of taking it back.''
Anderson did that in posting his 17th career shutout and first since a 44-save effort against Washington on March ...