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Tyler Graovac's hat trick leads Belleville Bulls past Kingston Frontenacs 4-1

Wednesday, 02.13.2013 / 9:54 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Tyler Graovac's hat trick leads Belleville Bulls past Kingston Frontenacs 4-1

BELLEVILLE, Ont. - Tyler Graovac had a hat trick as the Belleville Bulls beat the Kingston Frontenacs 4-1 on Wednesday night in Ontario Hockey League action.

Alan Quine had the other goal for Belleville (32-14-6).

Henri Ikonen was the lone scorer for Kingston (21-27-5).

The first period didn't see any scoring but both teams had quality chances at each end. The Frontenatcs threw everything on net and peppered the Bulls' Malcolm Subban with 16 shots in the opening period.

Subban finished with 33 saves while Mike Morrison had 30 stops for Kingston.

After Ikonen had a power-play goal early in the second, Graovac answered back with two straight in the final five minutes of the period.

Quine added insurance in the third after taking a nifty pass from Daniil Zharkov on a two-on-one. Graovac had his third of the night with just over five minutes left to round out the scoring.

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