Senators' Craig Anderson takes to ice for second day in row

Craig Anderson was on the ice with his Senators teammates on Friday. (TONY CALDWELL/OTTAWA SUN)

Craig Anderson was on the ice with his Senators teammates on Friday. (TONY CALDWELL/OTTAWA SUN)

BRUCE GARRIOCH, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 4:26 PM ET

Craig Anderson has made a step in the right direction.

The Senators No. 1 goaltender was on the ice for the second straight day, and took shots from his teammates during the morning skate before Monday's visit by the New Jersey Devils.

Anderson, 31, who suffered a right high-ankle sprain Feb. 21 against the New York Rangers, hasn't been on the ice since March 1 when he took a twirl with his teammates in Philadelphia. He's inching closer to a return.

"It was good to have him out there, but it's his first day so we'll take that as a real positive and we'll go from there," said Senators coach Paul MacLean.

MacLean said there's no timetable for Anderson's return. It would make sense if he can skate all week that he'd be ready in time to face the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday at home.

"We want (Anderson) back as soon as we can get him back," said MacLean. "He just skated and took a few shots so I'm not going to say anything more than that.

"It could


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