WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Portland scored three unanswered goals in the second period Sunday to beat Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 5-3 at Mohegan Sun Arena and move into a tie for fourth place in the American Hockey League’s Atlantic Division.

The Pirates, who have won seven of their last eight games, are tied with Bridgeport with 83 points, but Portland holds the tiebreaker. Both teams are six points ahead of Hartford for the final wild-card berth.

The Penguins jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period before Dylan Olsen scored for Portland on the power play with 2:16 left in the first.

Connor Brickley tied it with a power-play goal in the second period, but the Penguins quickly regained the lead on a goal by Jean-Sebastian Dea.

Brett Olson scored for Portland to tie it later in the second, and Logan Shaw gave Portland the lead with 1:30 left in the period. Shane Harper made it 5-3 with a third-period goal.

Sam Brittain stopped 30 shots for the Pirates.