It brings a smile to my face to envision Tyler Ennis distributing the rock to Thomas Vanek.

If any centre on the current Sabres roster can create scoring opps and give Vanek the puck in the high percentage scoring areas, its Ennis, whose blazing speed and 360 degree vision make him an excellent set-up man for the Austrian sniper.

The name of today’s game is penetration. The teams that excel…