Established career highs in goals (9) and points (18) during his third full season with the Islanders and fourth professional campaign...The Islanders were 8-1-0 when he scored a goal and 14-2-1 when he had a point...Scored a career-best two shorthanded goals...Missed 11 games due to injuries...Had a two-point game (1g/1a), including his first career shorthanded goal, on Nov. 29 vs. New Jersey...Had a three-game point streak (1g/3a) from Nov. 26-29...Suffered an upper-body injury on Dec. 6 and missed three games...Suffered a lower-body injury on Feb. 16 and missed eight games...Appeared in his 200th NHL game on Mar. 17 at Chicago.
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