Canes coach Paul Maurice said today that forward Ryan Bayda, slowed by the flu, would not make the trip to Boston for Game 5 against the Bruins.
Bayda was held out of Game 4 and replaced in the lineup by Tim Conboy.
"Ryan does in fact have the flu and we didn't want to put him on a plane," Maurice said. "Hopefully we can get him well soon."
Maurice said he was pleased with Conboy's play in the Canes' 4-1 win Friday, noting, "He's reliable defensively and he's not looking to fight. He played smart hockey."