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Maple Leafs rout Senators to improve to 2-0

Newcomers Kris Versteeg and Clarke MacArthur each had a goal and an assist and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Ottawa Senators 5-1 on Saturday night.

Nikolai Kulemin, Phil Kessel and Tim Brent also scored and Jean-Sebastien Giguere made 17 saves for Toronto, which opened the season Thursday night a 3-2 home victory over Montreal.

Jason Spezza scored for Ottawa, coming off a 2-1 home loss to Buffalo on Friday night.

Toronto took an early 2-0 lead, with MacArthur setting up Kulemin at 1:38, and Kessel beating Pascal Leclaire off a feed from Versteeg at 7:51.

MacArthur scored midway through the second, Versteeg capitalized on a power play at 2:44 of the third, and Brent made it 5-0 at 5:39. Spezza spoiled Giguere's shutout bid at 7:11.

NOTES: Last season, Toronto needed 14 games to get its second victory. ... There were three fights in the third period. ... Leafs defenseman Brett Lebda (shoulder) hopes to make his debut with the team next week. ... Ottawa's Ryan Shannon and Toronto's John Mitchell were healthy scratches.