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Toronto wins second in a row

by Staff Writer / Toronto Maple Leafs
TORONTO (AP) - Jonas Hoglund scored a tie-breaking goal with 4:30 remaining as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Ottawa Senators 5-4 in an exhibition game Sunday night.

Bryan McCabe, Alexander Mogilny, Gary Roberts and Darcy Tucker also scored for the Maple Leafs. Tucker and Mogilny added assists.

The Senators rallied from a 3-0 deficit on goals by Chris Neil, Jason Spezza and Karel Rachunek. Josh Langfeld gave them a 4-3 lead at 4:37 of the second, but Tucker tied it at 13:38.

Toronto (2-3-0) did not dress Mats Sundin, Shayne Corson or goalie Curtis Joseph.

Ottawa (2-1-1) did not dress captain Daniel Alfredsson, Radek Bonk, Marian Hossa, Wade Redden or goalie Patrick Laline.

Alfredsson arrived from Sweden and watched the game, two days after agreeing to a one-year, $3 million contract.

"It feels good to be back," Alfredsson said. "Both sides wanted to get it done, and I didn't want to miss any hockey." Alfredsson missed the first 10 days of training camp but appeared to be in great shape. He's been skating with his former club team, and he played three games with Sweden's national team.

Alfredsson said he's not sure if he'll be ready to play in Ottawa's next exhibition game Wednesday against Florida.

Senators defenseman Sami Salo, limited by injuries the last two seasons, sustained a groin injury that was to be further evaluated Monday.

Roberts became infuriated with Neil when he checked him just after the final buzzer. Roberts was cut over his left eye.
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