Sens open home slate by keeping Devils winless

Updated: October 17, 2013

Ottawa, ON ( – Erik Karlsson and Jason Spezza each notched a
goal and two assists, as the Ottawa Senators opened their home slate with a
5-2 win over the struggling New Jersey Devils at Canadian Tire Centre.

Bobby Ryan added a goal and an assist, while Milan Michalek and Zack Smith
each scored once for the Senators, who went 2-2-2 on a season-opening six-game
road trip.

Craig Anderson backstopped the Sens’ second straight victory with 40 saves.

Steve Bernier and Travis Zajac each lit the lamp once for the Devils, who saw
goaltender Martin Brodeur give up four goals on 22 shots.

The loss extended New Jersey’s season-opening winless stretch to a team record
seven games (0-4-3).