DETROIT, MI - MARCH 07: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save as Ales Hemsky #83 of the Edmonton Oilers crashes the net during a NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on March 7, 2013 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