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FINAL 123 T
Flyers 0 1 01
Lightning 1 1 02
BOXSCORE  | PBP  | RECAP
LIGHTNING WON 4-3
GAME 1:  TAMPA BAY 3, PHILADELPHIA 1
Recharged Bolts drop Flyers 3-1 in Game 1
Final: Recap | Box Score
GAME 2:  PHILADELPHIA 6, TAMPA BAY 2
'Bulin Wall' falls as Flyers tie series
Final: Recap | Box Score
GAME 3:  TAMPA BAY 4, PHILADELPHIA 1
Lightning flash to 4-1 win at Philly
Final: Recap | Box Score
GAME 4:  PHILADELPHIA 3, TAMPA BAY 2
Primeau delivers, leads Flyers past Lightning
Final: Recap | Box Score
GAME 5:  TAMPA BAY 4, PHILADELPHIA 2
Richards scores twice as Bolts retake lead
Final: Recap | Box Score
GAME 6:  PHILADELPHIA 5, TAMPA BAY 4
Gagne's second goal jolts Lightning in OT
Final: Recap | Box Score
GAME 7:  TAMPA BAY 2, PHILADELPHIA 1
Fedotenko, Modin send Bolts to Cup finals
Final: Recap | Box Score
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Ruslan Fedotenko

Given a second chance to clinch their first trip to the Stanley Cup finals, the Lightning redeemed themselves, topping the Flyers 2-1 in Game 7 Saturday. More...

Loss Flyers can't rebound from will haunt them
Although some good things happened along the way, the Flyers don't care about silver linings. The silver they wanted was the Stanley Cup.



INDIVIDUAL LEADERS (Postseason)
  PHI  TB 
Goals Primeau9 2 tied 12
Assists Zhamnov10 St. Louis15
Points Primeau16 Richards26
GAABurke 1.50 Khabibulin 1.71
SPct.Esche .918 Khabibulin .933


TEAM STATS (Postseason)
  PHI       TB      
Goals Scored 50 60
Goals Against 43 43
Power Play % 13.1 21.0
Penalty Kill % 80.3 85.5
Shots on Goal 26.8 26.2


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