The Texas Stars (5-2) were defeated by the Chicago Wolves (6-4) 5-3 on Tuesday night at Cedar Park Center in Game 3 of the West Division Finals. Chicago right wing Spencer Machacek and defenseman Nathan Oystrick each scored a pair of goals as the Wolves claimed a 2-1 lead in the best of seven series. Chicago goalie Peter Mannino (6-3) picked up the win with 27 saves, while Stars goalie Brent Krahn (5-2) suffered the loss after stopping 18 of 22 Chicago shots in 40 minutes of play. Texas center Perttu Lindgren scored two goals in the Stars first home loss of the playoffs. Game 4 of the West Division Finals is Wednesday at 7:30 PM in Cedar Park.