Anisimov, Biron in tonight vs. Sharks

Artem Anisimov, who missed Sunday's practice with a sore neck, skated Monday morning and will play against the Sharks.

"I feel great," he said. "I'm ready to go."

Anismov was hit in the lower back and shouldered into the boards by Ottawa's Zenon Konopka during Saturday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Seantors; he was slow to get up after the hit, but returned to the game.

Anisimov said he had a headache and some soreness but has since improved.

When asked about the hit, which earned Konopka a boarding major and game misconduct, Anisimov said:

"I don't know. It's a game situation. It's the ref's call. Not my decision."

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Martin Biron is expected to make his second start of the season. The 34-year-old goaltender stopped 27 of 28 shots in his last start -- a 2-1 win over Winnipeg.