BELLEVILLE, Ont. - Matthew Tipoff scored the winning goal and the Belleville Bulls came back from a one-goal deficit to beat the Sudbury Wolves 3-1 Wednesday in Game 1 of their Ontario Hockey League first-round playoff series.
Nick Palmieri and Eric Tangradi, into an empty net, also scored for Belleville.
Akim Aliu replied for Sudbury.
Mike Murphy made 25 saves for Sudbury while Andrew Loverock stopped 35 shots for Sudbury.
Game 2 is Thursday in Belleville.