BELLEVILLE, Ont. - Eric Tangradi scored a hat trick and added an assist to lead the Belleville Bulls to their fifth straight victory, a dominant 8-2 victory over the Erie Otters on Saturday night in the Ontario Hockey League.
Tangradi sits fourth in OHL scoring with 61 points (28 goals, 33 assists) in 39 games, eclipsing his previous season total of 60 points in 56 games.
P.K. Subban and Cody Alcock had a goal and an assist each for Belleville (31-13-2-2), which outshot the Otters 68-36. Shawn Lalonde, Scotte Howe and Brandon Mashinter also scored, while Luke Pither added four assists.
Mike Cazzola and Brian Shaw found the net for Erie (23-22-2-0).
Mike Murphy made 34 saves for the Bulls, while Otters netminder Shane Owen stopped 60 shots.