TORONTO (AP) — Jean-Sebastien Giguere became the first goalie in Toronto history to have shutouts in his first two games with the team, stopping 30 shots to help the Maple Leafs beat Ottawa 5-0 on Saturday night — ending the Senators' winning streak at 11.
Acquired in a trade with Anaheim on Jan. 31, Giguere beat New Jersey 3-0 on Tuesday night in his Maple Leafs debut.
The Senators had not lost a game since Jan. 12, establishing a franchise record by reeling off 11 straight wins. Ottawa had not allowed more than two goals in a game since that loss, a 6-1 defeat in Atlanta.
Fans in both the upper and lower bowl celebrated with an unprompted, rarely seen wave that lasted through an entire commercial break in the third period. Toronto had lost seven of its previous eight games.
NOTES: The Leafs held a moment of silence before the game for general manager Brian Burke's son, Brandon. He was killed in a two-car collision Friday as he was driving through a snowstorm in Indiana. ... Toronto and Ottawa will face each other just after the Olympic break, with the Senators at home March 6.