The Portland Winterhawks took a 3-1 lead in the WHL Final with a 2-1 win in Game 4 Wednesday over the Edmonton Oil Kings at Rexall Place in Edmonton.

The series now shifts back to Portland, where the two teams will play Game 5 Friday at 7 p.m., with the game already sold out as the Hawks look to win the Ed Chynoweth Cup and advance to the Memorial Cup for the first time since 1998.

Portland got on the board first in Game 4 when Brendan Leipsic banged one in on the doorstep at the 17:13 mark of the first period to make it 1-0.

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