TORONTO – James Reimer helped the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 shootout win over Los Angeles on Sunday, shutting out the Kings in the tiebreaker.
Joffrey Lupul scored the lone goal for Toronto in the shootout. Tyler Bozak was denied by Jonathan Quick, and Mike Santorelli missed.
Reimer turned away Marian Gaborik and Dustin Brown before Anze Kopitar missed for Los Angeles.
The Kings rallied from a 2-0 deficit and led 3-2 in the third before the Leafs forced the overtime.
Toronto has won five straight and is 9-1-1 since a 9-2 loss to visiting Nashville on Nov. 18. The Leafs also improved to 13-0 when scoring the first goal.