It was a start to forget for the Philadelphia Flyers.
Zero wins in the team's first three games. One victory and only two points through the club's first eight outings.
But things have come around in recent weeks for the Orange and Black.
The Flyers have won seven of their last 12 contests and have earned 16 of a possible 24 points in the standings during that stretch.
It's been a team effort to right the ship in the City of Brotherly Love, but a handful of players have been key contributors to the turnaround.
Here's a look at Philadelphia's five most influential players so far in the 2013-2014 season.