After defeating the Texas Stars by a score of 2-1 in Game 6 last night to tie up their Western Conference Final series 3-3, the Marlies have forced Game 7 which is set for Tuesday night at 8:30pm ET in Texas.
The Marlies opened the scoring for the 13th consecutive game on Monday. Carter Ashton scored his third and fourth goals of the playoffs with two tallies in the victory. Peter Holland also had two points with two assists. Curtis McKenzie scored the lone Texas goal on the powerplay late in the third period.
Texas outshot the Marlies 37-25, with Drew MacIntyre stopping 36 of 37 shot. The Marlies went 1-for-4 on the powerplay and 7-for-8 on the penalty kill.
Puck drop is at 8:30 pm ET, catch all of the action on LeafsTV. Don’t forget to follow the official Marlies Twitter account (@TorontoMarlies) and join us for the #MarliesLive live chat. We’ll be looking for the #MarliesLive Tweet of the Night and the winner will take home 4 tickets to a Marlies home game. There’s just a few rules and regs you need to know about so read them here.