Anderson stopped 41 shots and made Jason Spezza's first-period goal and empty-netter stand up as the Ottawa Senators pushed the top-seeded Rangers to the brink of elimination with a 2-0 victory Saturday night in Game 5.
''You walk down the hallway and you see the photos of who's played here and what sporting events have happened here,'' Anderson said. ''It's just magical. To be part of it is beyond words.''
If things go well at home, he and the Senators won't have to make a return trip to the Garden until next season.
The Senators, the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference, have won two straight and will have a chance to knock out the Rangers on Monday night. If New York can stay alive, the deciding Game 7 would be back in New York on Thursday night.
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