The Swift Current Broncos are one win away from being the WHL champion and its representative at the Mastercard Memorial Cup.
Wednesday night in Everett, Stuart Skinner recorded his 5th shutout of the playoffs stopping 31 shots as the Broncos defeated the Everett Silvertips 1-0 in Game 4 of the series to take a 3-1 lead.
Colby Sissons had the only goal of the game as he scored on the power-play 14-and-a-half minutes into the 2nd period.
The two teams will take Thursday off before resuming the best-of-seven at the Angel of the Winds arena in Everett on Friday.
If a 6th game is needed, it would go in Swift Current Sunday night.
Meanwhile, the Ontario and Quebec league finals are both tied at 2 after their Game 4’s on Wednesday.
Sault Ste. Marie beat Hamilton 3-2 in overtime while Blainville-Boisbrand knocked off Acadie-Bathurst 5-1.
The winners of the three leagues come to Regina for the Mastercard Memorial Cup which starts May 18.