Wednesday, March 12, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. — The Portland Pirates scored four goals in the third period Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Hartford Wolf Pack.
Cody McCormick had two goals and an assist, and Tyler Ennis scored the tie-breaking goal with 14:03 remaining.
Hartford led 1-0 after the first period on a short-handed goal by Ryan Garlock on a two-on-none break.
McCormick tied it at 15:05 of the second, then scored a power-play goal 57 seconds into the third to make it 2-1.
The Wolf Pack quickly answered with another short-handed goal, this time by Brodie Dupont. But Ennis restored Portland's lead with his eighth goal of the season, and Philip Gogulla's goal with 9:33 remaining gave the Pirates a 4-2 advantage.
Brad Larsen added an empty-netter in the final minute.
Jhonas Enroth made 16 saves for the Pirates, who outshot the Wolf Pack 29-18.