Published January 19, 2013, 12:07 AM

Senators top Winnipeg Jets in season opener

WINNIPEG, Man. – Erik Karlsson had a goal and an assist and the Ottawa Senators spoiled the Winnipeg Jets’ home opener with a 4-1 victory Saturday.

By: Associated Press, INFORUM

WINNIPEG, Man. – Erik Karlsson had a goal and an assist and the Ottawa Senators spoiled the Winnipeg Jets’ home opener with a 4-1 victory Saturday.

Ottawa 1 1 2 – 4

Winnipeg 1 0 0 – 1

First period: 1, Winnipeg, Byfuglien 1 (Enstrom, Ladd), 6:00 (pp). 2, Ottawa, Michalek 1 (Wiercioch), 16:02.

Second period: 3, Ottawa, Neil 1 (Karlsson, Greening), 17:12.

Third period: 4, Ottawa, Karlsson 1 (Gonchar), 12:15 (pp). 5, Ottawa, Turris 1 (Methot), 17:50.

Shots on Goal – Ottawa 15-9-13 – 37. Winnipeg 11-9-8 – 28.

Goalies: Ottawa, Anderson. Winnipeg, Pavelec. A – 15,004 (15,015). T – 2:30.

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