It's been another tough season for the Carolina Hurricanes. For the sixth straight time, the team failed to qualify for the playoffs. There is only one other team in the league who has a longer streak of ineptitude. (Oilers).
But what's even worse, not only have they failed to make the playoffs, over the past four seasons they have not even come close.
- 2014-15 = 71 points
- 2013-14 = 83 points
- 2012-13 = 42 points in 48 games (72 points over 82 game season)
- 2011-12 = 82 points
- 2014-15 average attendance per game = 12,594
- 2013-14 average attendance per game = 15,483
- 2012-13 average attendance per game = 17,558
"I don’t care what team you are – if you lose three of your top six forwards, it makes it tough to win in this league," Francis said. "It’s tough when you’re healthy, let alone when you’re missing top-end guys."