OTTAWA - OCTOBER 26: Daniel Alfredsson #11 of the Ottawa Senators presents teammate Sergei Gonchar #55 with a silver stick to honour his 1000th career NHL game in a ceremony with the Gonchar family before playing against the Phoenix Coyotes at Scotiabank Place on October 26, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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