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Maple Leafs G Reimer wins 1st NHL start, tops Sens

Tyler Bozak scored two goals, rookie James Reimer made 32 saves in his first NHL start, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Ottawa Senators 5-1 on Saturday night.

Darryl Boyce scored his first NHL goal and Clarke MacArthur and Luke Schenn also tallied for Toronto, which led 5-0 just over 5 minutes into the second.

Joey Crabb and Phil Kessel assisted on a pair of goals by Bozak 2:57 apart in the first period, and the Maple Leafs won for the second time in six games. Tomas Kaberle also had two assists.

Sergei Gonchar scored a power-play goal later in the second for Ottawa, which lost its third in a row (0-2-1). Brian Elliott stopped four of seven shots before he was replaced 16:10 into the game. Mike Brodeur made 12 saves in relief.

MacArthur opened the scoring at 1:57. He spun around to drive a shot past Elliott for his 10th goal.

Kessel stripped the puck off defenseman Erik Karlsson and passed it to Crabb to begin the play that led to Toronto's second goal.

Crabb drove into the Senators zone and passed the puck back to Bozak, who fired a shot past Elliott from the slot at 12:24.

Bozak struck again at 15:21, combining with his linemates again to make it 3-0.

Boyce, who got an assist in his season debut on Thursday, made it 4-0 when he beat Brodeur 3:18 into the second for his first goal.

Schenn's second of the season made it 5-0 at 5:46.

Reimer made 11 saves in the first, 10 in the second — when he was beaten for Gonchar's fifth goal — and 11 more in the third. He stopped each of the four shots he faced in his debut on Dec. 20, when he relieved Jonas Gustavsson in Toronto's 6-3 loss to Atlanta.

NOTES: Maple Leafs C John Mitchell was a healthy scratch. ... Senators LW Jarkko Ruutu was left out of the lineup for a second night in a row.