No medicine exists, either over-the-counter or prescription, for what currently ails 'em.
No travelling salesman is apt to miraculously appear at the dressing room door either, peddling a cure-all magic elixir for gout, rheumatism, indigestion and spotty defensive-zone coverage.
They must heal themselves.
"That's the beauty of this game,'' said Flames' goaltender Mike Smith, tucking gear into his equipment bag for a later-than-anticipated Monday morning departure. "There's another game tomorrow.
"We haven't played up to our potential and we need to get it going. (Adversity) can only make you stronger. It depends on how you look at things.
"You can feel sorry for yourself and keep bumping along or you can grab onto it, learn from, push forward and improve because of it.