OSHAWA, Ont. - The Oshawa Generals scored three times early in the first and never looked back as they laid a 10-0 beating on the visiting Peterborough Petes Friday night in Ontario Hockey League action.
Patrick Asselin with his first of two, Brett Parnham and James DeLory scored before the game was six minutes old, while Brett MacLean added a pair later in the game to up his league-leading total to 35.
MacLean and John Tavares will head off to Calgary early next week for Team Canada's world junior evaluation camp.
Tavares scored once and assisted on four others for a five-point night and will head off to the juniors camp leading the league in scoring with 68 points (24-44).
Dale Mitchell, Corey Cowick and Shea Kewin added singles for the Generals.
Daryl Borden had a relatively easy night in the Generals' net, making 20 saves for the shutout.
In the Peterborugh net, Trevor Cann allowed four goals on the first 12 shots before being replaced by Jason Missiaen early in the second. Missiaen was beaten five times on 16 shots over the remainder of the period before Cann returned in the third and allowed another goal.
The Generals' potent power play lived up to its billing Friday, scoring four times on 12 opportunities. Oshawa also killed off eight Peterborough man-advantage chances.
With the win Oshawa improves to 18-8-1-3, while the Petes drop to 12-17-0-1.