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Sabourin scores three times as the Generals down the Knights 5-3

Sunday, 10.14.2012 / 9:04 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Sabourin scores three times as the Generals down the Knights 5-3

OSHAWA, Ont. - Scott Sabourin scored three goals, including the winner, as the Oshawa Generals defeated the visiting London Knights 5-3 on Sunday night in Ontario Hockey League play.

Sabourin's winner came 6:10 into the third period and broke a 3-3 tie.

Cole Cassels had a goal and two assists while Boone Jenner scored the other for Generals (7-2-0-1), who won for the first time in three outings.

Matt Petgrave and Geoffrey Schemitsch had two assists each for the Generals.

Bo Horvat scored twice for the Knights (5-3-0-0), who had won their previous three games, and Seth Griffith chipped in with a goal and assist.

Daniel Altshuller made 32 saves for the win as Kevin Bailie stopped 35 shots in a losing effort.

Oshawa went 2-for-8 on the power play while London scored three times on 11 chances with the man advantage.

Note to readers: CORRECTION: changed London from host to visitor in lead

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