The Philadelphia Flyers' window of opportunity for making the playoffs is rapidly closing.
With 18 games remaining and sitting five points behind the New York Rangers for the eighth playoff spot, Philly must hit a serious hot streak to make up ground in the Eastern Conference.
A feat the Flyers have failed to do this season—not once winning three games in a row.
Inconsistency has been a major factor on both ends of the ice and now time is their biggest enemy. Here are four additional reasons to worry about the Philadelphia Flyers' playoff hopes.