DALLAS, TX - MARCH 31: Reilly Smith #18 of the Dallas Stars tries to keep the puck away against Keaton Ellerby #5 of the Los Angeles Kings at the American Airlines Center on March 31, 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