PITTSBURGH - FEBRUARY 1: Forwards Matt Cooke #24 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Drew Stafford #21 of the Buffalo Sabres crash into the boards as they chase down a loose puck in the first period on February 1, 2010 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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
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