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Generals maintain lead in OHL East with 3-2 overtime win over Battalion

Wednesday, 01.01.2014 / 5:54 PM The Canadian Press

OSHAWA, Ont. - Josh Sterk scored in overtime as the Oshawa Generals maintained their lead atop the Ontario Hockey League's Eastern Conference with a 3-2 win over the North Bay Battalion on Wednesday.

Jacob Busch scored twice in regulation for the Generals (26-10-3), who lead the Kingston Frontenacs and Sudbury Wolves by nine points atop the East.

Mike Amadio and Alex Henriksson scored for North Bay (18-16-4), which missed a chance to move level on points with second-place Barrie in the Central Division.

Daniel Altshuller made 32 saves for Oshawa, while Jake Smith stopped 21 shots for North Bay.

Both teams were 1-for-5 on the power play.

Frontenacs 6 67's 5 (SO)

At Kingston, Ont., Spencer Watson scored the winning goal in the shootout and also had a goal in regulation as the Frontenacs edged Ottawa.

Kingston defenceman Evan McEneny scored on a power-play with 28 seconds left to send the game to overtime.

Sam Bennett had two goals and an assist in regulation for Kingston (21-12-4), while Ryan Verbeek also scored.

Joseph Blandisi had two goals for the 67's (12-20-4). Dante Salituro, Connor Brown and Brett Gustavsen also scored.

Lucas Peressini and Matt Mahalak combined for 26 saves for Kingston.

Philippe Trudeau stopped 41 shots for Ottawa.

Storm 3 Attack 2

At Owen Sound, Ont., Zack Mitchell scored two goals, including the winner, as Guelph edged the Attack.

Robby Fabbri also scored for Guelph (28-7-3).

Holden Cook had both goals for the Attack (19-13-6).

Justin Nichols made 39 saves for the Storm.

Brandon Hope stopped 27 shots for the Attack.

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