The Toronto Marlies fell 2-1 to the Texas Stars at Ricoh Coliseum on Saturday to go down three games to two in the Western Conference Finals series. Taylor Peters’ third period goal was the difference as the Marlies go back to Texas needing wins on Monday and Tuesday to keep their Calder Cup hopes alive.

Spencer Abbott had the only goal for the Marlies; his fourth goal in the past two games. For the Stars, Scott Glennie had their other tally.

Drew MacIntyre made 31 saves in the defeat.

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