We're far enough into the season not to use the "it's early" excuse, but there still some players and teams that have every reason to expect things will get better.
The Flyers showed plenty of toughness Saturday night in picking up their first comeback of the season with a 4-3 shootout win over the Penguins.
Ilya Sorokin stopped 43 shots, Julien Gauthier scored early in the third period and the Islanders beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Saturday.
Vincent Trocheck had a goal and two assists, and the Rangers rallied from two goals down to beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Saturday.
Garnet Hathaway received a game misconduct and Joel Farabee was benched as the Flyers lost to the Devils, 4-3, in overtime Thursday night.