Anisimov has now scored in four consecutive games for Columbus. The game against Dallas was his first two-goal game since Oct. 27 against Anaheim.
He has four points over a three-game point streak.
Anisimov had an undisclosed injury.
He has three goals and three assists in his last six games after tallying only one goal in the first five.
The 25-year-old Anisimov, from Russia, had 11 goals and seven assists in 35 games last season after joining Columbus in the trade that sent Rick Nash to the New York Rangers. In five seasons with New York and Columbus, Anisimov has 57 goals and 69 assists in 279 games.
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