ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 16: Kyle Palmieri #21 of the Anaheim Ducks slides the puck under the stick of goaltender Kari Lehtonen #32 of the Dallas Stars for a goal in the first period of Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on April 16, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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