NHL: Senators rout Alfredsson, Red Wings 6-1
Detroit • Jason Spezza and Bobby Ryan scored two goals apiece, and the Ottawa Senators routed Daniel Alfredsson and the Detroit Red Wings 6-1 on Wednesday night.
Alfredsson was held without a point by his former team. The winger spent 17 seasons with the Senators before signing a one-year deal with the Red Wings.
Eric Gryba and Jared Cowen also scored for the Senators, who had three goals on eight shots against Jimmy Howard before the Detroit goalie was taken out.
Craig Anderson made 31 saves for Ottawa.
Todd Bertuzzi scored for the Red Wings.
Bruins 5, Sabres 2 • At Buffalo, N.Y., Milan Lucic had two goals and an assist, and Torey Krug also scored twice to help Boston beat reeling Buffalo.
Dougie Hamilton also scored for Boston. The Bruins have won their first four road games for the first time since 2010.
Nikita Zadorov and Cody Hodgson scored for Buffalo. At 1-9-1, the Sabres are off to their worst start in franchise history. They are winless in their first seven home games.
Chad Johnson made 14 saves for Boston, and Ryan Miller stopped 29 shots for Buffalo.
Boston left wing Loui Eriksson had to be helped from the ice after a late hit from Sabres enforcer John Scott in the third period.