There is on way around it at this point: The Philadelphia Flyers look like a really bad hockey team so far in the 2013-14 season.
They have lost six of their first seven games and have yet to score more than two goals in any game.
Luckily, none of those games have been against division opponents, and there is obviously still time to make up for the putrid start. But that turnaround must start immediately.
Why have the Flyers been so bad thus far? Here are five key stats that help to explain why Philadelphia is 1-6 right now.
All stats from NHL.com