COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 20: Cam Atkinson #13 of the Columbus Blue Jackets stretches during pre-game warmups prior to the game against the Vancouver Canucks on October 20, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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