An­der­son makes 40 saves, Sen­a­tors beat Cana­di­ens 5-2

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Craig An­der­son made 40 saves, Mark Stone and Cody Ceci each had a goal and two as­sists and the vis­it­ing Ot­tawa Sen­a­tors beat the Mon­treal Cana­di­ens 5-2 in an ex­hi­bi­tion game Thurs­day night.

Mike Hoff­man, Clarke MacArthur and Pa­trick Wier­cioch also scored for Ot­tawa.

An­drei Markov and Nathan Beaulieu scored for Mon­treal, and Carey Price made 16 saves.

Mon­treal’s Max Pa­cioretty, re­turn­ing ear­lier than ex­pected from a knee in­jury, wore the “C” for the first time at the Bell Cen­tre since be­ing named cap­tain at the start of train­ing camp.

The teams will meet again Satur­day night in Ot­tawa.

Allen Back­stops Blues

In St. Louis, Jake Allen made 20 saves to help the Blues beat the Chicago Black­hawks 5-2.

Dmitrij Jaskin, Troy Brouwer, Jori Le­htera, Kevin Shat­tenkirk and Kyle Brodziak scored for St. Louis.

Dennis Ras­mussen and Bran­don Mash­in­ter scored for Chicago, and Scott Dar­ling made 19 saves.

Af­ter reg­u­la­tion, the teams played a manda­tory 3-on-3 overtime prac­tice ses­sion. Nei­ther team scored.

Wild Rout Sabres

In St. Paul, Min­nesota, Jason Zucker, Tyler Grao­vac each had a goal and an as­sist in the Wild’s 6-1 vic­tory over the Buf­falo Sabres.

Zach Parise, Nino Nieder­re­iter, Zac Dalpe and Thomas Vanek also scored, and Char­lie Coyle and Mikko Koivu each had two as­sists. De­van Dub­nyk made 10 saves.

Tim Schaller scored for Buf­falo, and Chad John­son made 36 saves.

Brown Lifts Light­ning Past Stars

In Tampa, Florida, J.T. Brown broke a tie with 4:32 left, and Ben Bishop made 23 saves in the Light­ning’s 3-2 vic­tory over the Dal­las Stars.

Nikita Kucherov and Valt­teri Filp­pula also scored for Tampa Bay.

Curtis McKen­zie and Va­leri Nichushkin scored for Dal­las, and Karin

Le­hto­nen made 21 saves.

Bo Hor­vat Scores Twice,

Canucks Beat Oil­ers

In Ed­mon­ton, Al­berta, Bo Hor­vat had two goals and an as­sist, Sven Baertschi added four as­sists and the Van­cou­ver Canucks spoiled the Oil­ers’ per­fect pre­sea­son record with a 5-2 vic­tory.

Jake Vir­ta­nen had goal and two as­sists, Ben Hut­ton and Yan­nick We­ber also scored, and Ja­cob Mark­strom made 21 saves.

Tay­lor Hall and Nail Yakupov scored for Ed­mon­ton, and Cam Tal­bot made 24 saves. The Oil­ers dropped to 6-1-0.

Scheifele Scores Twice,

Jets Top Flames

In Win­nipeg, Man­i­toba, Mark Scheifele scored twice, and Michael Hutchin­son made 32 saves in the Jets’ 3-1 vic­tory over the Cal­gary Flames. Niko­laj Eh­lers also scored for the Jets. Deryk En­gel­land scored for Cal­gary, and Joni Or­tio made 23 saves.

The teams will wrap up the pre­sea­son Satur­day night in Cal­gary.

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