MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Wolves ended their circus road trip with their fourth straight victory, capturing a 4-3 decision over the Milwaukee Admirals on Friday night in Amtrak Rivalry action at the Bradley Center.
Chris Porter, Dmitrij Jaskin, Pat Cannone, and Corey Locke all notched goals for the Wolves (8-6-0-1), and goaltender Jake Allen (8-3-1) made 23 saves.
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The Wolves opened the scoring with a shorthanded goal from Porter at 4:47. With Milwaukee (7-3-2-1) on the power play, Nathan Longpre moved the puck into the Admirals zone and attempted a wraparound on goalie Magnus Hellberg. Porter finished the play by poking the deflection past the goal line.
Minutes later, Jaskin increased the lead when he converted a rebound off Taylor Chorney's shot from the blue line.
The Admirals got on the board with a goal from Scott Ford at 13:08.
The Wolves added to their lead in the closing minutes of the first period. Shane Harper battled for the puck in the corner and sent it to the side of the net for Tyler Shattock, who drew the defenders and Hellberg towards him. Shattock threaded a pass to Cannone, who did not miss an empty net.
Following a scoreless second period, the teams exchanged goals in the third. Taylor Beck got the Admirals within 1 with a power-play goal at 1:55. Locke scored what proved to be the game-winner at 18:59. The Admirals responded with a goal from Mathieu Tousignant with 25 seconds left.
Hellberg (2-5-1) stopped 22 shots.
The Wolves host division rival Grand Rapids today at 7 p.m. at Allstate Arena, their first home game in three weeks.