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  • Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) and Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) battle for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) and Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) battle for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) and Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) battle for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) and Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) battle for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) tries to get off a shot on Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31), of the Czech Republic, as Paul Postma (4) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) tries to get off a shot on Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31), of the Czech Republic, as Paul Postma (4) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) tries to get off a shot on Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31), of the Czech Republic, as Paul Postma (4) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) tries to get off a shot on Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31), of the Czech Republic, as Paul Postma (4) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Mark Stuart (5) tries to block a shot on goal by Boston Bruins' Nathan Horton (18) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Winnipeg Jets' Mark Stuart (5) tries to block a shot on goal by Boston Bruins' Nathan Horton (18) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Mark Stuart (5) tries to block a shot on goal by Boston Bruins' Nathan Horton (18) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Winnipeg Jets' Mark Stuart (5) tries to block a shot on goal by Boston Bruins' Nathan Horton (18) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler sits on the ice after sliding and dislodging the net during overtime in an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler sits on the ice after sliding and dislodging the net during overtime in an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) and Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) battle for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
  • Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) and Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) battle for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
  • Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) tries to get off a shot on Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31), of the Czech Republic, as Paul Postma (4) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
  • Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) tries to get off a shot on Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31), of the Czech Republic, as Paul Postma (4) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
  • Winnipeg Jets' Mark Stuart (5) tries to block a shot on goal by Boston Bruins' Nathan Horton (18) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
  • Winnipeg Jets' Mark Stuart (5) tries to block a shot on goal by Boston Bruins' Nathan Horton (18) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
  • Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler sits on the ice after sliding and dislodging the net during overtime in an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Boston, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Boston — Tyler Seguin and Patrice Bergeron scored in the shootout to lift the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets yesterday afternoon.

Brad Marchand had the regulation goal for the Bruins (2-0).

Tuukka Rask made 26 saves in regulation and held the Jets to only Blake Wheeler’s score in the shootout. Bryan Little, the last shooter, hit the right post to end the game.

Ondrej Pavelec made 26 saves in regulation for the Jets, but gave up scores to Boston’s first two shooters in the extra session. Chris Thorburn scored for the Jets (0-2).

Seguin moved in, shifted a few times before beating Pavelec with a forehand shot to the glove side. Bergeron, the second shooter, slipped one between the pads.

The Jets played the final 1:11 of regulation and opening 49 seconds of OT on a power play when Johnny Boychuk high-sticked Little. Olli Jokinen’s tip-in bid slid just wide of an open side of the net in the closing seconds.

Winnipeg also had a power play for the final 1:28 of overtime when Zdeno Chara was called for holding Wheeler, but it failed to get a decent shot on net despite being set up in Boston’s end for a good portion of time.

Islanders 4, Lightning 3

Uniondale, n.y. — David Ullstrom scored early in the third period to give the Islanders a big lead, and New York held off Tampa Bay.

Blues 4, Predators 3 (so)

Nashville, Tenn. — T.J. Oshie and Alexander Steen scored in the shootout, and St. Louis edged Nashville.

Sabres 2, Maple Leafs 1

Toronto, Ontario — Ryan Miller stopped 34 shots to lead Buffalo past Toronto.

Senators 4, Panthers 0

Ottawa — Kyle Turris scored twice and Craig Anderson made 31 saves as Ottawa shut down Florida in its home opener.

Red Wings 4
Blue Jackets 3 (so)

Columbus, Ohio — Swiss rookie Damien Brunner scored in the fourth round of the shootout to lead Detroit over Columbus.

before 19,206, the largest regular-season crowd at Nationwide Arena in the Blue Jackets’ 11-plus seasons.

Brian Lashoff scored in his NHL debut and fellow defenseman Ian White also scored for Detroit, which finally got on the board twice in the second period after being humiliated 6-0 in their opener on Saturday night in St. Louis. Pavel Datsyuk had a goal to send the game into overtime with 6 minutes remaining in overtime, and also had an assist.

Cam Atkinson, James Wisniewski and Vinny Prospal scored goals during regulation for Columbus, which was coming off a 3-2 shootout win at Nashville on Saturday night.

Columbus was playing its first home game without Rick Nash since the end of the 2001-2002 season.