CHICAGO - DECEMBER 22: Evgeni Nabokov #20 of the San Jose Sharks stops a shot by Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on December 22, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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