UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 23: Luke Schenn #2 of the Toronto Maple Leafs pokes the puck away from John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 23, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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