BELLEVILLE, Ont. - Andrey Kuchin scored twice and set up one more as the Sudbury Wolves defeated the host Belleville Bulls 5-3 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Alex Racino and Joshua Leivo had a goal and an assist apiece for the Wolves (22-14-3) while Derek Schoenmakers added a single goal.
Jordan Mayer, Brendan Gaunce and Garrett Hooey scored for the Bulls (22-18-1) and Daniil Zharkov chipped in with two assists.
Johan Mattsson made 31 saves for the win while John Chartrand allowed three goals on 15 shots before leaving the game in the second period.
Charlie Graham came on in relief and stopped 7 of 9 shots.
Sudbury went 1 for 3 on the power play as Belleville went 1 for 2.