french connection

French Connection Statue To Be Erected In Front Of The FNC!
On Thursday, the Buffalo Sabres announced that they will erect a bronze statue in front of the First Niagara Center that will honor the French Connection.  For those of you too young to remember who the French Connection is…..Gilbert Perreault, Rick Martin & Rene Robert.  Th…
Labatt Brewing Will Honor The French Connection [PHOTO]
Having lived in the Buffalo area my whole life, I have a lot of great memories of the French Connection: Gilbert Perreault, Rick Martin and Rene Robert. These guys were the BEST Buffalo Sabres to ever put on the uniform. You will never again see three players that inspired our team and town like the…
A Chance To Pay Your Last Respects To Rick Martin
The family of Rick Martin and the Buffalo Sabres have announced there will be a public memorial on Thursday, March 24th at 11:00am at HSBC Arena. I am so glad they are doing this.  Not only was Rick Martin an amazing hockey player, but a wonderful human being...
Sad Day For Buffalo…..#7 Is Gone!
I think it's safe to say most of us Buffalonians are walking around today with very heavy hearts.  Yesterday we got the news that one of our beloved French Connection members, Rick Martin passed away of a heart attack while driving in Clarence.
Video Tribute To Former Sabre #7 Rick Martin
Here are a few videos of the late Rick Martin( #7 in center) who passed away over the weekend in a car accident.  I, for one, was not old enough to remember the glory years....only the stories.  From what I gathered, Martin bled Blue and Gold.  Here's a look back.....
Thoughts On Sabres Legend Rick Martin
I was so sad to hear of the passing of NHL Hall of Famer and Sabres great Rick Martin yesterday.  He died of an apparent heart attack while driving on Main Street in Clarence.  And the news was eerily similar to the death of Sabres defenseman Tim Horton who was killed in car crash in St...
Rick Martin Remembered…(Video)
One of the tough jobs when you are an air personality is reporting bad news. Today I had the sad task of telling our listeners that we lost Rick Martin, the former Sabres great and part of the famous "French Connection". He died today after an apparent heart attack w…