Final

Calgary won 4-3 (Game 3 of 7)

Calgary won 4-3

Game 1: Wednesday, April 7th
Flames3Final
Canucks5
Game 2: Friday, April 9th
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Canucks1
Game 3: Sunday, April 11th
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Flames1
Game 4: Tuesday, April 13th
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Flames4
Game 5: Thursday, April 15th
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Canucks1
Game 6: Saturday, April 17th
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3OT
Flames4
Game 7: Monday, April 19th
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OT
Canucks2

9:30 PM ET, April 11, 2004

Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

1 2 3 T
VAN 0 1 12
CGY 0 1 01

M. Naslund (Canucks - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

J. Iginla (Flames - RW): Goals: 0, Assists: 1

E. Jovanovski (Canucks - D): Goals: 0, Assists: 1

Vancouver at Calgary 9:30 pm EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (Ticker) -- The Calgary Flames play their first playoff game at the Pengrowth Saddledome in nearly eight years Sunday night when they face the Vancouver Canucks in Game Three of the Western Conference quarterfinals.

The Flames are in the playoffs for the first time since 1995-96 and playing their first postseason game here since April 23, 1996 when they dropped a 2-1 three-overtime decision, to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Calgary evened the series with a 2-1 victory on Friday night, getting solid play from goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff, who bounced back from allowing five goals to make 26 saves.

Several Flames admitted they were nervous for the series opener but more relaxed Friday. Among them was captain Jarome Iginla, who scored the first goal.

Vancouver scored three power-play goals in the series opener and got another one on the man advantage Friday as Markus Naslund tallied midway through the second.

WHO'S HOT:

Vancouver - Naslund had three power-play assists in the series opener and scored a power-play goal in Game Two.

Calgary - Defenseman Jordan Leopold has three assists in his first two playoff games.

WHO'S NOT:

Vancouver - Twin brothers Henrik and Daniel Sedin have combined for five goals in their last 42 games.

Calgary - Shean Donovan has just two goals in his last 33 games.

STREAKS: Vancouver has won three of its last four playoff games in Calgary.

HISTORY: Calgary won its first playoff game since May 1995.

LEADERS:

Vancouver - Rucinsky, Salo, Henrik Sedin, Mathias Ohlund, Morrison and Naslund one goal; Naslund, three assists.

Calgary - Chris Simon, Oleg Saprykin and Krysztof Oliwa, Matthew Lombardi and Jarome Iginla one goal; Leopold, three assists.

INJURIES:

Vancouver - Mats Lindgren (back); Magnus Arvedson (knee); Bryan Allen (shoulder).

Calgary - Steve Reinprecht (shoulder); Dave Lowry (abdominal); Stephane Yelle (lower body); Dean McAmmond (back).back

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