DENVER (AP) - Johan Franzen broke a tie in the second period, Ty Conklin stopped 29 shots and the Detroit Red Wings beat Colorado 3-0 on Saturday to spoil a night in which the Avalanche retired the jersey of Peter Forsberg.
Henrik Zetterberg scored in the third period and Pavel Datsyuk added a late empty-net goal for the Red Wings, who showed no signs of fatigue playing in the second game of a back-to-back to begin the season.
Semyon Varlamov made 36 saves in his Avalanche debut.
In a pregame ceremony, the Avs raised a banner with Forsberg’s name and number to the Pepsi Center rafters, where it will hang alongside those of Joe Sakic (19), Patrick Roy (33) and Ray Bourque (77).
Ducks 2, Rangers 1, SO
Both teams opened the season with losses Friday night. Buffalo beat Anaheim 4-1 in Helsinki, and Los Angeles topped New York 3-2 in overtime in Stockholm.
Sabres 4, Kings 2
Paul Gaustad and Drew Stafford also scored, Ryan Miller made 31 saves, and Austrian star Thomas Vanek had two assists for Buffalo. Anze Kopitar scored twice for Los Angeles. He had a goal and an assist Friday night in the Kings' overtime victory over the New York Rangers in Stockholm.
Bruins 4, Lightning 1
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