OTTAWA - Jake Cardwell scored twice and set up one more as the Ottawa 67's defeated the visiting Belleville Bulls 6-1 on Sunday afternoon in Ontario Hockey League action.

Shane Prince and Mike Cazzola each had a goal and two assists for the 67's (26-11-5), who now sit one point ahead of the Brampton Battalion for first in the Eastern Conference, while Tyler Toffoli and Dalton Smith added the others.

For Toffoli, it was his league-leading 34th goal in just 39 games played.

Joseph Cramarossa scored the lone goal for the Bulls (22-19-1), who have now dropped back to back games.

Petr Mrazek made 37 saves for the win as Charlie Graham stopped 34 shots in defeat.

Ottawa went 0 for 1 on the power play while Belleville failed to score on four opportunities with the man advantage.