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Jets Send Capitals to 0-2

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner (53) battles with Tampa Bay Lightning's Victor Hedman (77) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner (53) battles with Tampa Bay Lightning's Victor Hedman (77) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner (53) battles with Tampa Bay Lightning's Victor Hedman (77) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner (53) battles with Tampa Bay Lightning's Victor Hedman (77) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Patrick Dwyer gets checked into the bench by Tampa Bay Lightning's Ryan Malone (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Patrick Dwyer gets checked into the bench by Tampa Bay Lightning's Ryan Malone (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Patrick Dwyer gets checked into the bench by Tampa Bay Lightning's Ryan Malone (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

    Carolina Hurricanes' Patrick Dwyer gets checked into the bench by Tampa Bay Lightning's Ryan Malone (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

  • Washington Capitals center Matt Hendricks (26) falls to the ice after a check by Winnipeg Jets center Jim Slater (19) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Washington Capitals center Matt Hendricks (26) falls to the ice after a check by Winnipeg Jets center Jim Slater (19) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner (53) battles with Tampa Bay Lightning's Victor Hedman (77) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
  • Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner (53) battles with Tampa Bay Lightning's Victor Hedman (77) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
  • Carolina Hurricanes' Patrick Dwyer gets checked into the bench by Tampa Bay Lightning's Ryan Malone (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
  • Carolina Hurricanes' Patrick Dwyer gets checked into the bench by Tampa Bay Lightning's Ryan Malone (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
  • Washington Capitals center Matt Hendricks (26) falls to the ice after a check by Winnipeg Jets center Jim Slater (19) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Washington — Evander Kane and Blake Wheeler each provided a goal and an assist, and the Winnipeg Jets suddenly transformed into an offensive juggernaut, beating Alex Ovechkin’s struggling Capitals 4-2 last night to end Washington’s 10-game winning streak in home openers.

Two games and two losses into the lockout-shortened season — and new Washington boss Adam Oates’ NHL head coaching career — Ovechkin doesn’t have a goal, the Capitals have been outscored 10-5, and their opponents are 5 for 12 on power plays.

Andrew Ladd and Jim Slater also scored, and Tobias Enstrom had three assists for Winnipeg (1-1-1), which outshot the Capitals 39-34.

The Jets scored only two goals in their first 137½ minutes of play this season.

Lightning 4, Hurricanes 1

Raleigh, n.c. — Keith Aulie scored the momentum-shifting goal that propelled Tampa Bay past Carolina.

Tom Pyatt and Cory Conacher scored early goals, Ryan Malone added a power-play tally, and Vincent Lecavalier had two assists. The Lightning pulled away with two goals in the third period.

Jeff Skinner scored a power play goal for the Hurricanes, who had their home opener spoiled by Tampa Bay for the second straight season.

Devils 3, Flyers 0

Newark, n.j. — Martin Brodeur made 24 saves for his 120th NHL shutout, Ilya Kovalchuk scored on a short-handed penalty shot, and the Devils won their home opener in front of an enthusiastic sellout crowd.

Travis Zajac and David Clarkson scored first-period goals for the defending Eastern Conference champions, 2-0 in the lockout-shortened season.

The Flyers dropped to 0-3, matching their worst start since they also lost their first three games in the lockout-shortened 1995 season.

Canadiens 4, Panthers 1

Montreal — Andrei Markov scored two goals, his first in two seasons, and Alex Galchenyuk had the first of his NHL career to help Montreal beat Florida.

Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal (1-1-0), while Rafael Diaz and Max Pacioretty each had two assists.

Tomas Kopecky scored for Florida (1-2-0), which was coming off a 4-0 loss in Ottawa on Monday night. The Panthers have played three games in four nights.

Stars 2, Red Wings 1

Detroit — Michael Ryder scored in the first and third periods, and Kari Lehtonen came within 3.4 seconds of a shutout in the Stars’ over Detroit.

Lehtonen made 39 saves, but allowed Damien Brunner’s first career goal in the final seconds. Ryder had already added an insurance goal with 14:26 to play.

Detroit’s Jimmy Howard had 30 saves — including 16 in the second period — to keep his team in it.

Jaromir Jagr went without a point for Dallas for a second straight game after posting two goals and two assists in the season opener Saturday.

Predators 3, Wild 1

St. Paul, Minn. — Martin Erat scored an unassisted goal for Nashville with 8:15 left when Minnesota goalie Niklas Backstrom couldn’t clear the puck cleanly, and the Predators earned their first victory by beating the Wild.

Ryan Spaling had a goal late in the first period, and Chris Mason made 29 saves for the Predators in his first start of the season.

He denied Dany Heatley off a rush and then on a rebound around the 5-minute mark. He stayed steady while the Wild tried to tie it.

Heatley scored for the third time in three games for the Wild, who failed to finish their three-game homestand unbeaten. The Predators, who lost in a shootout in their previous two games, started a franchise-record-tying, seven-game trip with a strong finish.