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

Tampa Bay won 4-3

Game 1: Tuesday, May 25th
Game 2: Thursday, May 27th
Game 3: Saturday, May 29th
Game 4: Monday, May 31st
Game 5: Thursday, June 3rd
Game 6: Saturday, June 5th
Game 7: Monday, June 7th

8:00 PM ET, May 29, 2004

Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

1 2 3 T
TB 0 0 00
CGY 0 2 13

M. Kiprusoff (Flames - G): Saves: 21, Save Pct.: 1.000

C. Simon (Flames - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

D. Boyle (Lightning - D): Goals: 0, Assists: 0

Tampa Bay at Calgary 8:00 pm EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (Ticker) -- Canada will host a Stanley Cup Finals game for the first time in 10 years on Saturday when the Calgary Flames meet the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Three.

This is the first Stanley Cup Finals game in Canada since Vancouver hosted Game Six of the 1994 series against the New York Rangers. The Canucks won that game, but lost Game Seven in New York.

Calgary has not hosted the Finals since it defeated Montreal for the title in 1989. The Flames are just 4-5 at home this postseason.

Tampa Bay evened the series at a game apiece with a 4-1 victory on Thursday. Ruslan Fedotenko scored in the first period to give the Lightning the lead and they added three goals in the third period.

The Lightning are 5-2 on the road in the postseason.

Who's Hot:

Tampa Bay - C Brad Richards has a goal and an assist through the first two games of the series and has points in his last five playoff games. The Lightning are 7-0 when he scores in the postseason.

Calgary - RW Jarome Iginla failed to score in Game Two, but had one goal in each of the previous four postseason games.

Who's Not:

Tampa Bay - C Vincent Lecavalier has not scored in his last three games, although he registered a pair of assists in Game Two.

Calgary - RW Shean Donovan recorded an assist in Game Two - his first point in six games.

STREAKS: Tampa Bay has captured Game Three in each of its previous three playoff series.

HISTORY: Martin St. Louis had a hat trick on January 24 as Tampa Bay posted a 6-2 victory on January 24 in the only regular-season matchup between the teams.


Tampa Bay - Ruslan Fedotenko, 10 goals; LW Martin St. Louis, 14 assists; St. Louis, 21 points.

Calgary - Iginla, 11 goals; C Craig Conroy, 11 assists; Iginla, 18 points.


Tampa Bay - None.

Calgary - D Denis Gauthier (knee); D Toni Lydman (concussion); Matthew Lombardi (concussion); C Dean McAmmond (back).back