Jesse Winchester will be returning to the lineup for his first game of the regular season, after coming off a shoulder injury sustained at the beginning of training camp. Zenon Konopka and Brian Lee are the healthy scratches.
It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.
— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process