WINNIPEG, CANADA - DECEMBER 15: Evander Kane #9 of the Winnipeg Jets warms up with the puck while teammate Ondrej Pavalec #31 skates by prior to facing the Washington Capitals at the MTS Centre on December 15, 2011 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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