WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 9: Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals warms up before the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Verizon Center on October 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/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