CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 6: (R-L) Ben Smith #28, Sheldon Brookbank #17 and Brandon Pirri #37 of the Chicago Blackhawks walk out to the ice before the NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets on November 06, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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