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Late push by Marlies not enough as Bears hang on for win

Two late goals by the Marlies weren't enough as Toronto lost to the Hershey Bears 4-2 on Sunday in American Hockey League play.
Mathieu Beaudoin of the Hershey Bears' celebrates his team's first goal during the first period against the Toronto Marlies, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Hershey, Pa. The Bears won 4-2. (Glen Gray/Associated Press)

Two late goals by the Marlies weren't enough as Toronto lost to the Hershey Bears 4-2 on Sunday in American Hockey League play.

Matt Frattin scored midway through the second period and Mark Fraser had a goal in the third for the Marlies (9-8-1). Mark Owuya made 15 saves for Toronto.

Cameron Schilling's goal in the second period stood as the winner for Hershey (7-10-1), while Jon DiSalvatore, Zach Hamill and Alex Berry rounded out the offence.

Braden Holtby stopped 40 shots to earn the win for the Bears.

The Marlies went 0-for-4 on the power play, while Hershey was 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

The Bears' victory ended a three-game skid. Toronto has now lost three in a row.