Toronto 4, Pittsburgh 0

TORONTO, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Mats Sundin scored twice to snap a six-game goalless streak and Curtis Joseph recorded his second consecutive shutout Saturday night to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sundin entered the game having not scored a goal since Oct. 10, but essentially put away the contest with two in the first period.


Jonas Hoglund assisted on both of Sundin's goals, setting up the first when his centering pass was tipped by defenseman Mike Wilson. The puck deflected right to Sundin, who had a wide-open path to the net and beat Johan Hedberg with a wrist shot between the legs 11:04 into the game.

Hoglund again found a wide-open Sundin with 55 seconds left in the first. He made a pass from the right side of the blue line and Sundin faked left before lifting a shot over Hedberg's glove side for a 2-0 cushion.

After a scoreless second period, Gary Roberts made it 3-0 just one second after Toronto's second power play expired, scoring 9:31 into the third period.

Sundin assisted on an insurance goal by Darcy Tucker with 38 seconds remaining.

Joseph, who did not play in Thursday's 2-1 loss to Boston, turned away 23 shots to notch his second straight shutout and 34th of his career. He faced just five shots in the first period, but stopped 10 in the second and eight in the third.

Pittsburgh's offense was hurt by the loss of Mario Lemieux, who has been bothered by a hip flexor and did not return after the first period.

The Penguins suffered their first non-overtime loss under coach Rick Kehoe, falling to 4-1

1 since he took over on Oct. 15.

They have scored just eight goals in six games under Kehoe.

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