DETROIT, MI - APRIL 01: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings looks back on a goal scored by Tomas Fleischmann #14 (not pictured) of the Florida Panthers during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on April 1, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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