It was a strong offensive showing for the Terriers in Virden as they earn their 11th straight win with a 7-2 final.
Portage jumped out to an early lead. Calder on the rush with a drop pass, Buchholz beat Dosch with his 12th of the season at 4:27.
Poirier doubled the lead just passed the halfway point with his 2nd goal in as many games as a Terrier.
Virden’s Dalke scored a wrister through traffic to get his team on the board before intermission. Portage outshooting the home team 16-7 in the opening 20.
Portage’s offensive exploded in the 2nd for 4 goals. Roy with a tip in front, Poirer’s 2nd of the game another point shot. Buchholz alone beside the net finds mesh for his 2nd of the game and Henry scores his 12th on the powerplay.
Ben Dalke briefly livened up Virden’s fans scoring his 2nd of the game on the powerplay for his 2nd of the game. Portage led 6-2 after 40 minutes.
Tempers flared in the third as both teams had 2 players ejected for fighting, Billaney and Shindle for Portage.
Funk would score the only goal of the period, shorthanded with 3:18 on the clock.
Peterson picked up the win in net making 19 saves on the outing. Portage went 2/7 on the powerplay.
Portage welcomes the Stampeders to Stride Place tomorrow night. Swan Valley handing the Terriers their last loss at the MJHL Showcase in Winnipeg on December 11th.