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What we learned this week in the NHL

What we learned this week in the NHL

Courage and class have many forms

Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson, who had been granted a leave to be with his cancer-stricken wife, Nicholle, made 37 saves in his return Sunday night to shut out the Oilers at Edmonton. Anderson, who rejoined the team at his wife’s insistence, cried as he was introduced as the game’s first star.

Fans stayed to applaud him and so did opposing goalie Cam Talbot. The NHL on Monday honored him as its first star of the week for that performance and his 22-save shutout of Vancouver in his previous game.

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