PHILADELPHIA -- Mike Fisher scored the second of his two goals on a short-handed breakaway with 1:57 left in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 exhibition victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night.
Philadelphia's Simon Gagne had tied it with 3:54 to go with a shot from in close on a power play after Ottawa's Denis Hamel and Chris Neil scored power-play goals in a 1:53 span to give the Senators (1-3) a 3-2 lead.
Philadelphia captain Peter Forsberg made an unexpected early return to the ice and assisted on Derian Hatcher's goal in the second period.
Forsberg, who missed 22 games during the 2005-06 season because of groin injuries, had surgery to repair ligament damage on his right foot on May 15. Initially, he was expected to miss about half the 2006-07 season. He was selected the team captain when Keith Primeau was forced to retire because of post concussion symptoms.
Joni Pitkanen also scored for the Flyers (2-1).
Philadelphia's Robert Esche made 27 saves. Ottawa's Martin Gerber allowed two goals on 14 shots in two periods before being replaced by Jeff Glass.
Ottawa was without defenseman Joe Corvo. He's expected to miss at least four weeks after breaking his right foot Friday night in a loss to Buffalo.
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|0:41||Joni Pitkanen - Assist: Mike Knuble|
|10:15||Chris Phillips - Assists: Mike Fisher and Dean McAmmond|
|15:27||Power Play - Derian Hatcher - Assists: Simon Gagne and Peter Forsberg|
|9:17||Power Play - Denis Hamel - Assists: Andrej Meszaros and Mike Fisher|
|11:10||Power Play - Chris Neil - Assists: Anton Volchenkov and Tom Preissing|
|16:09||Power Play - Simon Gagne - Assists: Mike Knuble and Derian Hatcher|
|18:03||Mike Fisher - Assist: Dean McAmmond|
|4:41||too many men on the ice - minor|
|6:57||Jamie Allison: holding - minor|
|1:17||Tom Preissing: holding - minor|
|11:59||Josh Hennessy: hooking - minor|
|14:06||Andrej Meszaros: hooking - minor|
|16:10||Randy Robitaille: hooking - minor|
|19:57||Lars Jonsson: holding-the-stick - minor|
|0:27||Chris Neil: interference - minor|
|4:09||Joni Pitkanen: holding - minor|
|7:29||Mike Knuble: hooking - minor|
|8:15||Lars Jonsson: holding - minor|
|9:38||Petr Nedved: hooking - minor|
|11:53||Brian McGrattan: hooking - minor|
|15:04||Chris Phillips: tripping - minor|
|18:31||Chris Phillips: hooking - minor|
|SHOTS ON GOALS|
|Attendance - 18536|
|Game Time - 60:00|
|Referees - Chris Ciamaga, Paul Devorski|
|Line Judges - Derek Nansen, Mark Pare|