Red Wings spoil MacLean's Senator debut

Cory Emmerton had a goal and an assist as the led Ottawa Senators, 5-3, in the opener for both clubs.

MacLean was hired by the Senators this past June to replace the fired Cory Clouston after the team missed the playoffs for the second time in three seasons and finished dead last in the Northeast Division.

He had served as an assistant under Mike Babcock in Detroit for the past six seasons and won a Stanley Cup with the team in 2008.

However, his former squad roughed up his new team as Todd Bertuzzi, Cory Emmerton Nicklas Lidstrom, Jiri Hudler and Ian White all had goals for the Red Wings, who were eliminated by San Jose in seven games in the conference semifinals last season.

Jimmy Howard stopped 29-of-32 shots in the winning effort.

Milan Michalek had a pair of goals while Filip Kuba also scored for the Senators, who got 34 saves from Craig Anderson.