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Flyers goalie Brian Boucher held the Sabres to only two goals in the five-game series. M. David Leeds/Allsport
Boucher bests Hasek; Flyers win in 5
There was nothing "phantom" about this one. Philadelphia got to Dominik Hasek four times, sending the Flyers into the second round for the first time since 1997 with a 5-2 Game 5 win. Daymond Langkow scored twice, including an empty-netter with 0.1 seconds left, to eliminate Buffalo and Hasek four games to one.
||Game 4: Sabres stay alive|
Stu Barnes scored the OT winner, giving the Sabres a 3-2 win and a glimmer of hope.
||Game 3: Boucher nets SO|
John LeClair scored an actual goal and rookie goalie Brian Boucher stopped 17 shots.
||Game 2: Phantom Menace|
John LeClair's controversial goal proved to be the difference in Philly's 2-1 victory.
||Game 1: Flyers win|
Rookie Simon Gagne scored the game-winner as Philly rose above its troubles in Game 1.