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Korostin scores SO winner as Petes claim playoff spot with 3-2 win over Oshawa

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OSHAWA, Ont. - Sergey Korostin scored the shootout winner as the Peterbroough Petes moved into a playoff position with an important 3-2 win over the Oshawa Generals on Sunday night in the Ontario Hockey League.

Korostin beat Generals goalie Michael Zador with a low shot to the blocker side, giving the Petes the win and moving them ahead of the Sudbury Wolves and into a tie with Oshawa for seventh place in the Eastern Conference.

With three games remaining for all three teams, the Generals and Petes are now tied with 57 points, while the Sudbury Wolves have dropped to ninth with 56.

Tony Romano, short-handed, and Justin Larson, on a power play, scored in regulation for the Petes (27-35-1-2).

Brett Parnham and Tyler Taylor replied for the Oshawa (25-33-2-5).

Zador and Peterborough's Jason Missiaen both made 34 saves.

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