DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 23: Taya Kyle, widow of U.S. Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle, along with Miss Texas USA Ali Nugent drop the ceremonial first puck between Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks and Brenden Morrow #10 of the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center on February 23, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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
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