OSHAWA, Ont. - John Tavares's short-handed goal with 4:39 left was the winner as the Oshawa Generals edged the Brampton Battalion 3-2 in OHL action Friday.
Kevin Baker and Kory Nagy added goals for Oshawa (34-14-2-4).
Jason Dale and Thomas Stajan replied for Brampton (33-19-1-2).
Daryl Borden made 33 saves for the win while Bryan Pitton stopped 29 shots at the other end.