Originally posted on Flyerdelphia  |  Last updated 4/20/13
A day after being formally eliminated from playoff consideration, the Flyers head to Carolina to face the Hurricanes, four games away from the end of a disappointing season. Philadelphia (19-22-3) has struggled all season with injuries and underperforming players. Until a few weeks ago, when they won four straight, they could not muster up enough solid, consistent play to win more than two games in a row all season. Comming off of a 3-0, shut-out loss to the New Jersey Devils on Thursday, the Flyers are now playing more for pride than anything. They have a chance to finish slightly above .500 if they can win their last four games in a row, but that is highly unlikely given this season's play, as mentioned. The Hurricanes (17-23-3) had begun the season with less expectations and initially exceeded them, leading the Southeast Division for a good part of the year as the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning struggled out of the gate. While Tampa never got it together (they'...
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