The Carolina Hurricanes’ storybook season has come to a close. With a 4-0 loss to the Boston Bruins in game four of the Eastern Conference Final at PNC Arena Thursday, the Hurricanes were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs in a sweep.

The Boston Bruins team are presented the Prince of Wales trophy after their win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, May 16, 2019 in PNC Arena. The Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-0 to clench the Eastern Conference Final title.

The Carolina Hurricanes finally got to the game they wanted to play in game three of their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Boston Bruins, but it wasn’t enough to solve a red-hot goalie. With Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask stopping 35 of 36 shots he faced, Carolina lost 2-1 at PNC …

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask looks to stop a puck during game three of the Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Final series on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in PNC Arena. Rask stopped 35 goal attempts by the Hurricanes.The Hurricanes lost to the Bruins 2-1.

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask stops a goal attempt by the Carolina Hurricanes during game three of the Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Final series on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in PNC Arena. Rask stopped 35 shots by the Hurricanes.The Hurricanes lost to the Bruins 2-1.

For the second time in just three playoff series this year, the Carolina Hurricanes find themselves in a 2-0 hole, as the Boston Bruins obliterated the Canes 6-2 in the TD Garden Sunday afternoon to grab a firm hold of the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Carolina Hurricanes are halfway to hockey’s ultimate prize. After knocking off the Washington Capitals in seven games and sweeping the New York Islanders, the Canes will open their fourth Eastern Conference Finals berth in their last four playoff appearances against the Boston Bruins at …