The Philadelphia Flyers are hoping the future is brighter than the present.
At present, Philadelphia is 4-8 overall and dead last in a Metropolitan Division that has just two teams with winning records. What's worse, the Flyers are second to last in the Eastern Conference and are tied with the Edmonton Oilers for the second-lowest point total in the NHL.
But there's optimism in the Orange and Black's future.
Eight of the team's currently rostered forwards, including captain Claude Giroux, are 25 years old or younger, while standout net minder Steve Mason is just 25 as well.
And for the first time in a long time, the cupboard isn't completely bare for Philadelphia.
Here's the latest update on the Flyers' top prospects.