Final

Calgary won 4-3 (Game 1 of 7)

Calgary won 4-3

Game 1: Wednesday, April 7th
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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

10:30 PM ET, April 7, 2004

Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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CGY 0 2 13
VAN 2 2 15

B. Morrison (Canucks - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 2

M. Ohlund (Canucks - D): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

O. Saprykin (Flames - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

Calgary at Vancouver 10:30 pm EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Ticker) -- In the playoffs for the first time in eight years, the Calgary Flames visit the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night in Game One of the Western Conference quarterfinals.

The Flames ended the NHL's longest active postseason drought and rode the play of goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff, who finished with a modern-day NHL-record 1.69 goals-against average after being acquired from San Jose in November.

Kiprusoff, who was acquired when Roman Turek was sidelined with a knee injury, will try to lead the Flames to their first playoff series win since 1989 - the year they won their only Stanley Cup. The Flames haven't won a playoff game since 1995.

Vancouver ended Colorado's stranglehold on the Northwest Division by going 7-3-2-1 in its last 13 games, which came after All-Star right wing Todd Bertuzzi began his suspension, which runs through the playoffs.

WHO'S HOT:

Vancouver - Matt Cooke was moved to Vancouver's top line and finished the season with a five-game points streak; Brendan Morrison has three goals and seven assists in his last seven games.

Calgary - Jarome Iginla has 20 goals and 10 assists in his last 30 games

WHO'S NOT:

Vancouver - Markus Naslund has just six goals in his last 26 games.

Calgary - Shean Donovan has just two goals in his last 31 games.

STREAKS: Calgary is 5-1-1 last seven visits to Vancouver.

HISTORY: Vancouver won season series, 3-2-1.

LEADERS:

Vancouver - Naslund, 35 goals; Naslund, 49 assists; Naslund, 84 points.

Calgary - Iginla, 41 goals; Craig Conroy, 35 assists; Iginla, 73 points.

INJURIES:

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

Calgary - Steve Reinprecht (shoulder); Dave Lowry (abdominal); Toni Lydman (concussion).concussion

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