NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 26: Joel Ward #29 of the Nashville Predators toss his gloves to assistant equipment manager Jeff Camillo after warm ups prior to a game against the Chicago Blackhawks on December 26, 2009 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via 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