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Daniel Alfredsson scored twice for the Senators, coming off a 5-3 loss in Detroit on Friday night. Colin Greening, Jason Spezza and Stephane Da Costa, with his first in NHL goal, also scored, and Erik Karlsson had three assists.

Alex Auld took the loss in relief for Ottawa after allowing two goals in the third period. Craig Anderson started and gave up four goals on 20 shots through two periods.

Capitals 4, Hurricanes 3, OT

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Mike Green scored a power-play goal 2:24 into overtime and Washington won its 10th straight home opener.

Green’s drive from the top of the right circle trickled between goaltender Brian Boucher’s legs for the Capitals, who haven’t lost their first regular season game at home since Oct. 6, 2000, against the Los Angeles Kings.

Alexander Semin and Jason Chimera scored second-period goals for the Capitals, and Brooks Laich tallied in the third period.

Michal Neuvirth had 28 saves for Washington as the surprise starter over veteran free agent signing Tomas Vokoun.

Eric Staal had a pair of power-play goals for Carolina, and Jussi Jokinen sent the game to overtime with a late goal. Brian Boucher made 32 saves for the Hurricanes.

Flyers 3, Devils 0

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _ Ilya Bryzgalov made 20 saves and Philadelphia spoiled another home opener with a win over New Jersey.

The Flyers started the season on Thursday with a 2-1 win over the defending Stanley Cup champion Bruins in Boston. Philadelphia improved to 2-0 with the victory at the Prudential Center.

Claude Giroux, Matt Read and Wayne Simmonds provided the goals to support Bryzgalov.

The Flyers win spoiled Peter DeBoer’s debut as Devils coach. Martin Brodeur made 26 saves for New Jersey.

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