Found October 07, 2011 on Fox Sports:
Cory Emmerton had a goal and an assist to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Ottawa Senators 5-3 in the season opener for both teams. Todd Bertuzzi, Nicklas Lidstrom, Jiri Hudler and Ian White also scored for Detroit and Drew Miller had two assists. Jimmy Howard made 29 saves. Milan Michalek scored twice, and Filip Kuba added a goal for Ottawa. Jason Spezza had two assists, and Craig Anderson stopped 34 shots. It was Paul MacLean's first game as the Senators' head coach after six seasons as an assistant coach with the Red Wings. Bertuzzi scored Detroit's first goal of the season, connecting with 3:01 left in the first period. He scored on a breakaway from the Ottawa blue line after taking a pass up the middle from Darren Helm. The Red Wings added three goals in the second period to take a 4-0 lead. Lidstrom made it 2-0 just 1:39 into the period when the Detroit captain capitalized on Chris Phillips' turnover, moved in from the left circle and beat Anderson aft...
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