Marc Staal of the New York Rangers handles the puck against Jason Pominville of the Buffalo Sabres on October 15, 2008 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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