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Hartman scores three times, including winner, as the Whalers beat the Otters in OT

Saturday, 01.12.2013 / 10:54 PM / News

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Hartman scores three times, including winner, as the Whalers beat the Otters in OT

PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Ryan Hartman scored the winner 20 seconds into overtime as the Plymouth Whalers edged the visiting Erie Otters 4-3 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action.

Hartman scored three goals and added an assist for the Whalers (21-13-8) while Vincent Trocheck chipped in with three assists.

Cody Payne scored a single goal to round out Plymouth's offence.

Connor Brown and Connor McDavid had a goal and two assists each for the Otters (14-22-7) and Jimmy McDowell scored once.

Matt Mahalak made 20 saves for the win as Oscar Dansk turned away 40-of-44 shots in a losing cause.

Plymouth went 1 for 2 on the power play while Erie scored once on four chances with the man advantage.

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