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Nov 23, 2006, 10:34 PM EST

SARNIA, Ont. (CP) - Cory Emmerton of the Kingston Frontenacs scored twice as the Ontario Hockey League all-stars routed a team of Russian selects 5-0 Thursday in the third game of the ADT Canada-Russia Challenge.

Matt Caria of the Toronto-St. Michael's Majors, John Tavares of the Oshawa Generals and Bryan Little of the Barrie Colts added goals while Trevor Cann of the Peterborough Petes stopped 20 shots in a dominant OHL performance.

Netminder Ilia Proskuryakov made 33 saves in a listless effort by the Russians, who dropped to 0-3 in the six-game series before 3,971 at the Sarnia Sports and Entertainment Centre. Russia has now lost nine straight games to its Canadian counterparts, and is 3-18 overall - including an 0-7 mark against the OHL.

Special teams were the difference, with the OHL all-stars scoring on four of 11 power-play chances. The Russians, coming off a pair of losses to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, were 0-for-7 with the man advantage, dropping to 1-for-20 (five per cent) through the first three games of the series.

Caria opened the scoring for the OHL at 3:35. After a turnover by Vadim Shipachev deep in the Russian zone, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds forward Dustin Jeffrey broke down the right side and shovelled a cross-crease pass to Caria, who redirected it past Proskuryakov.

Despite controlling the opening period, the OHL all-stars failed to take early advantage of an undisciplined Russian team, squandering their first four power-play chances - including a one-minute, 48-second two-man advantage midway through the first.

Proskuryakov had the best save of the period, stopping Kitchener Rangers star Justin Azevedo from up close at the tail-end of a four-on-one break.

Emmerton, the OHL's fourth-leading scorer with 44 points, extended the lead 7:05 into the second. With two seconds left in a Shipachev hooking penalty, the Detroit Red Wings prospect took a pass from Frontenacs teammate Chris Stewart and snapped a wrist shot into the top corner from the edge of the crease.

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