Final

Tampa Bay won 4-3 (Game 4 of 7)

Tampa Bay won 4-3

Game 1: Saturday, May 8th
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Game 2: Monday, May 10th
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Game 3: Thursday, May 13th
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Game 4: Saturday, May 15th
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Game 5: Tuesday, May 18th
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Game 6: Thursday, May 20th
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OT
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Game 7: Saturday, May 22nd
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3:00 PM ET, May 15, 2004

Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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TB 1 0 12
PHI 2 1 03

K. Primeau (Flyers - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

V. Malakhov (Flyers - D): Goals: 0, Assists: 0

R. Esche (Flyers - G): Saves: 28, Save Pct.: .933

Tampa Bay at Philadelphia 3:00 pm EDT

PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning look to remain unbeaten on the road during the playoffs Saturday afternoon as they face the Philadelphia Flyers in Game Four of the Eastern Conference finals.

The Lightning were 22-12-4-3 on the road during the regular season and have continued that success in the postseason, improving to 5-0 with a 4-1 victory in Game Three on Thursday night.

"You have to go on the road to win games if you want to go far in the playoffs," Tampa Bay right wing Martin St. Louis said Thursday. "You just can't count on your home-ice wins. We have done that. You have to go on the road and perform, and we have."

Philadelphia evened the series with Monday's 6-2 win at Tampa Bay and in the subsequent days off Lightning coach John Tortorella sparred verbally with Flyers counterpart Ken Hitchcock.

But the Lightning silenced the Flyers by scoring twice in the first period. Early in the third Vincent Lecavalier beat Robert Esche on a breakaway just 43 seconds after Keith Primeau trimmed Tampa Bay's lead to 2-1.

WHO'S HOT:

Philadelphia - C Keith Primeau has four goals in his last two home playoff contests.

Tampa Bay - LW Dave Andreychuk has a goal and five assists in his last six games; C Brad Richards has four goals and three assists in his last five games.

WHO'S NOT:

Philadelphia - LW John LeClair has one goal and one assist in 14 postseason games; The Flyers are 1-for-16 on the power during the series and 1-for-29 in their last five games; C Alexei Zhamnov has just one assist in his last six games.

Tampa Bay - D Darryl Sydor has gone 32 playoff games without a goal.

STREAKS: The Flyers are 6-1 at home in the postseason; Tampa Bay is 5-0 on the road during the playoffs.

HISTORY: Tampa Bay has split four all-time postseason games in Philadelphia.

LEADERS:

Tampa Bay - Brad Richards and Vincent Lecavalier six goals; Fredrik Modin and Martin St. Louis nine assists; Modin, 15 points.

Philadelphia - C Keith Primeau, six goals; C Alexei Zhamnov eight assists; Zhamnov 12 points.

INJURIES:

Tampa Bay - D Jassen Cullimore (wrist).

Philadelphia - D Eric Desjardins (broken forearm); D Marcus Ragnarsson (broken index finger).

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