Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/19/14

PHILADELPHIA - JANUARY 23: Cam Ward #30 of the Carolina Hurricanes looks on against of the Philadelphia Flyers on January 23, 2010 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Hurricanes 4-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward became the franchise's all-time shutouts leader on Tuesday - and officially eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs from postseason consideration in the process. Ward turned aside 32 shots for his fifth shutout of the season and 21st career. He snapped a tie with Arturs Irbe for the team honor. The loss was Toronto’s 10th straight on home ice – the longest such skid in club history. The Maple Leafs have now missed the playoffs for a franchise-worst seven straight seasons.
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