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Thomas's third-period winner leads Generals to 4-3 win over Petes

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PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Christian Thomas scored the game-winning goal to give the Oshawa Generals a 4-3 win over the Peterborough Petes in Ontario Hockey League action Tuesday.

Scott Sabourin had a pair of goals and an assist to lead Oshawa (31-28-6). Boone Jenner added the Generals' fourth marker and Julian Melchiori had three assists.

Alan Quine scored twice and Steven Trojanovic once for Peterborough (26-33-7).

The Generals took a 2-0 lead through the first by capitalizing on both their power play chances in the period. Jenner and Sabourin each scored with Melchiori assisting on both goals.

Sabourin stretched the lead to three at 7:58 of the second period but the Petes fought back with a pair of goals. Trojanovic scored on a power play then Quine made it 3-2 with 2:01 to go in the second.

Quine connected again at 12:02 of the third period to tie it up at 3-3, but Thomas scored Oshawa's winner just 90 seconds later.

Joey West played in his 324th game for the Petes, tying a team record that he can break by playing in either of their final two games this season.

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