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Iginla sets tone for Flames' win

Updated: May 30, 2004, 1:59 AM ET
By Eric Adelson | Special to ESPN.com

CALGARY, Alberta -- The fans gasped and screamed; the two superstars danced and swung; the Tampa Bay Lightning coach smiled and clapped; and Calgary Flames forward Ville Nieminen had one thought as he watched Jarome Iginla and Vincent Lecavalier drop the gloves in the first period of Game 3:

"I guess we came to play tonight."

Iginla's goal and assist -- completing the rare Gordie Howe hat trick -- came in the more entertaining second and third periods. But it was the fight and the ...

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