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Pens winning streak stopped at eight

Brent Johnson stopped 23 of the 24 shots he faced, but Clarke MacArthur’s third period goal was all Toronto needed to stop the Penguins’ winning streak at 8 games, as the Maple Leafs shut out the Pens 1-0 on Tuesday night.

TORONTO (AP) — James Reimer stopped all 25 shots he faced and Clarke MacArthur scored in the third period to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 on Wednesday night.

The win gave the Maple Leafs a split of a home-and-home set with Pittsburgh one night after the Penguins erased a 4-1 deficit in the third period before pulling out a 5-4 shootout win.

It looked as if overtime would again be necessary Wednesday until MacArthur took a pass from Mikhail Grabovski and deked around Brent Johnson with 6:05 to go in regulation.

It was the second shutout this season for Pittsburgh.

Reimer, who was starting for only the second time in 14 games, registered his first shutout since opening night against Montreal in October.

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