Ottawa 4, Winnipeg 1

Saturday, January 19, 2013 3:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Ottawa 1-0-0-0 0-0-0-0 1-0-0-0 W1
Winnipeg 0-1-0-0 0-1-0-0 0-0-0-0 L1


Senators 4, Jets 1: Reigning Norris Trophy winner Erik Karlsson picked up where he left off last season with a goal and two assists to help Ottawa spoil Winnipeg’s home opener.

Chris Neil, Kyle Turris and Milan Michalek also scored and Craig Anderson made 27 saves for the Senators, who won their opening game for the first time in five seasons.

Dustin Byfuglien scored on the power play for the Jets, who went 1-for-6 with the man advantage.

Karlsson, who amassed 78 points last season, tied Byfuglien with a game-high six shots on goal and set up Neil’s go-ahead tally late in the second period. Marc Methot, who was acquired last season from Columbus for Nick Foligno, added an assist on Turris’ goal.

Ondrej Pavelec stopped 33 shots for Winnipeg, which lost 5-1 at home to Montreal to open last season.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Karlsson had 34 points in 30 games with Jokerit Helsinki in Finland during the lockout. … Michalek had 35 goals for the Senators last season, a career-high. … Evander Kane, who led the Jets with 287 shots last season, registered four on Saturday and was a minus-1.

Top Game Performances

Ottawa   Winnipeg
Erik Karlsson 3 Points Dustin Byfuglien 1
Erik Karlsson 1 Goals Dustin Byfuglien 1
Erik Karlsson 2 Assists Tobias Enstrom 1
Erik Karlsson 1 Power Play Goals Dustin Byfuglien 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Craig Anderson .964 Save Percentage Ondrej Pavelec .892
Craig Anderson 27 Saves Ondrej Pavelec 33

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Ottawa 37 4 1-2 5-6 14 28
Winnipeg 28 1 1-6 1-2 6 35

Upcoming Games

  • Winnipeg will play its next game on the road against Boston. The Jets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Ottawa will play its next game at home against Florida. The Senators have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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