In one afternoon Phillip Lane doubled his career total for playoff goals.
The 19-year-old scored three times as the Brampton Battalion defeated the visiting Sudbury Wolves 4-2 on Sunday afternoon in Ontario Hockey League playoff action.
Lane had just three goals in his previous 17 playoff games heading into Sunday and his last post-season goal came March 30th, 2010 against the Kingston Frontenacs.
It was also the Rochester, N.Y., native's first career hat trick in 189 games played.
Despite the personal achievement, Lane was just happy to get the win.
?It feels great to go up 2-0,? he said. ?We feel pretty good about ourselves heading into Sudbury for the next two games.?
Elsewhere in the OHL, it was: Belleville 4, Ottawa 3 (OT); London 3, Windsor 2; Oshawa 6, Niagara 4; and Guelph 5 Plymouth 3.
At Brampton, Ont., Sam Carrick had a goal and an assist for the Battalion while Dylan Blujus and Brenden Miller chipped in with two assists each.
Joshua Leivo and Nathan Pancel both scored for the Wolves.
Matej Machovski only had to make 12 saves to pick up the victory as Johan Mattsson stopped 27 of 30 shots in defeat.
Brampton went 2-for-5 on the power play while Sudbury failed to score on four chances with the man advantage.
The Battalion now lead the Eastern Conference quarter-final series 2-0 with Game 3 to take place on Tuesday in Sudbury.
Bulls 4 67's 3 (OT)
At Belleville, Ont., Jordan Mayer scored the winning goal 14 seconds into overtime and Malcolm Subban made 32 saves as the Bulls picked up their first win of the series to cut Ottawa's lead to two games to one.
Knights 3 Spitfires 2
At Windsor, Ont., Austin Watson scored the winning goal midway through the third period and Seth Griffith scored two goals 49 seconds apart as London edged the Spitfires top take a 2-0 series lead.
Generals 6 IceDogs 4
At St. Catharines, Ont., Boone Jenner and Scott Laughton combined for five goals and nine points as Oshawa won Game 3 to make the series a 2-1 lead for Niagara.
Storm 5 Whalers 3
At Guelph, Ont., Garret Sparks made 22 saves as the Storm beat Plymouth. The Storm, ranked seventh in the Western Conference, lead the best-of-seven series over the No. 2 Whalers 2-0.