Ottawa, ON (Sports Network) - James van Riemsdyk scored twice and James Reimer registered 49 saves to help the Toronto Maple Leafs secure their first playoff berth since 2004 with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday at Scotiabank Place.
Joffrey Lupul and Nazem Kadri each scored once for the Leafs, who had lost two straight. With 55 points, Toronto sits in the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference, just two points back of the Boston Bruins.
Jakob Silfverberg netted the lone Ottawa goal, while Craig Anderson allowed all four goals on 22 shots for the Senators, who had a four-game winning streak snapped.
With 52 points, Ottawa finds itself just two points ahead of the New York Rangers for the eighth and final playoff spot in the East.