BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The Bridgeport Sound Tigers scored four goals in the third period to defeat the Portland Pirates 5-2 on Tuesday, snapping Portland’s winning streak at four games.

Matt Finn scored at 6:39 of the third period to break a 2-2 tie and give the Sound Tigers their first lead of the game.

Portland (35-25-5-2) took a 2-0 lead on goals by Jonathan Racine, in the first period, and Wayne Simpson in the second.

Bridgeport (37-24-4-3) outshot Portland 44-33, 25 coming in the second period against Pirates goalie Mike McKenna.

Bridgeport’s Kevin Czuczman scored at 7:43 of the second, and Mike Halmo tied the score at 5:31 of the third. Justin Florek and Halmo scored empty-net goals in the final two minutes.

The win gives Bridgeport a four-point cushion on Portland for fourth place in the AHL’s Atlantic Division. The Pirates have one game in hand.