The Florida Panthers know they have only themselves to blame for their rough start.
Looking to avoid their first six-game skid in almost two years, the Panthers try to get back on track against the visiting Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.
Since opening with a 5-1 home victory over Carolina on Jan. 19, Florida (1-5-0) has been outscored 23-5.
"I don't think we've really played a good game yet,'' defenseman Filip Kuba said. "It's obviously embarrassing when you lose five straight, but it's not the right time to put our heads down and feel sorry for ourselves. We've got another game coming, and we've got 40-something more left.
"We've got to quickly figure out what we've got to do to get ready and play better.''
In danger of dropping six in a row for the first time since an 0-7-3 stretch March 19-April 8, 2011, the Panthers can start by fixing a dismal power play that's gone 2 for 24 during the slide and 0 for 8 i...