NHL: Ottawa 4, Winnipeg 1

Jan. 19, 2013 at 6:35 PM

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Erik Karlsson provided a goal and assist Saturday and the Ottawa Senators opened the shortened NHL season with a 4-1 win over Winnipeg.

Kyle Turris, Chris Neil and Milan Michalek also scored for the Senators, who are coming off a 92-point season and a first-round playoff loss to the New York Rangers in 2011-12.

Craig Anderson was solid in net for the Senators, stopping 27 shots.

Dustin Byfuglien scored in the first period to supply Winnipeg's only goal.

Ondrej Pavelec turned aside 33-of-37 shots for the Jets.

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