ANN ARBOR, MI - DECEMBER 17: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Snow is removed from the playing surface area during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Build-out on December 17, 2013 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbour, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Sandford/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