ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 3: St. Louis Blues Hall of Famer Brett Hull drops a ceremonial puck for David Backes #42 of the St. Louis Blues and Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators prior to an NHL game on October 3, 2013 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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