ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Ryan Strome scored twice and set up one more as the Niagara IceDogs beat the visiting Belleville Bulls 4-1 in Ontario Hockey League action on Friday night.
The 19-year-old forward is riding a nine-game point streak and now has 17 goals and 46 points in 25 games, which leads the OHL in scoring.
Mitchell Theoret and Anthony DiFruscia had the other goals for the IceDogs (16-7-2), who have won four of their last five contests, and Brett Ritchie chipped in with two assists.
Michael Curtis scored the lone goal for the Bulls (13-8-3), who lost for the first time in three outings.
Christopher Festarini stopped 22 shots for the win as Malcolm Subban turned away 32 shots in a losing cause.
Niagara went 0-for-1 on the power play while Belleville went 0-for-5.