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Mathieu Garon gets first start in goal with the Pittsburgh Penguins

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TORONTO - Mathieu Garon found himself back on "Hockey Night in Canada" on Saturday.

The veteran goaltender was given his first start with the Pittsburgh Penguins as they visited the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre.

Garon was acquired by the Penguins in a Jan. 16 trade from Edmonton and had yet to appear in a game with his new team.

Pittsburgh was playing for the second time in as many nights following Friday's 4-3 overtime loss in New Jersey.

The 31-year-old Garon won the Oilers starting job last season but wasn't able to find the same form in a crowded crease with Dwayne Roloson and Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers this year.

Edmonton received goaltender Dany Sabourin, minor-leaguer Ryan Stone and a fourth-round pick in exchange for Garon.

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