Final

Series (Game 1 of 8)

Philadelphia leads 6-2

Game 1: Saturday, October 15th
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Game 2: Thursday, November 10th
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Game 3: Saturday, November 26th
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Game 4: Tuesday, November 29th
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Game 5: Wednesday, February 8th
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Game 6: Saturday, March 4th
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Game 7: Sunday, April 2nd
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Game 8: Tuesday, April 18th
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Islanders 1

(2-3-0, 4 pts)

Flyers 5

(3-2-0, 6 pts)

7:00 PM ET, October 15, 2005

Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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NYI 1 0 01
PHI 4 1 05

M. Handzus (Flyers - C): Goals: 2, Assists: 0

M. Richards (Flyers - C): Goals: 0, Assists: 2

K. Johnsson (Flyers - D): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

NY Islanders (2-2-0) at Philadelphia (2-2-0) 7:00 pm EDT

NY Islanders (2-2-0) at Philadelphia (2-2-0), 7:00 pm EDT

PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- Goaltender Garth Snow gets to start against his former team Saturday when the New York Islanders meet the Philadelphia Flyers in a battle of Atlantic Division rivals.

Snow is filling in for Rick DiPietro, the overall No. 1 pick in 2000, who left Thursday's game against the Washington Capitals with a concussion, suffered when he dove at a shot from Jeff Halpern.

Snow, who led the Flyers to the 1997 Stanley Cup final, stopped 13 of 14 shots in his first action of the season to lead the Islanders to a 5-3 victory over the Capitals.

Oleg Kvasha tied a career high with three assists for New York, which outshot Washington, 49-29, and killed five power-play opportunities.

Simon Gagne and Peter Forsberg have scored nine points apiece for the Flyers and have carried them offensively in their first four contests.

Gagne had two goals, raising his total to six, and added two assists and Forsberg had four assists Friday as the Flyers recorded a 6-5 overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Mike Rathje scored the game-winner in overtime for Philadelphia, which managed to win despite failing to hold a four-goal lead in the third period.

Philadelphia was 3-2-1 against the Islanders in 2003-2004 but has won just two of the last eight home meetings.

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