'LaFontaine, who will fly in from New York City especially for the ride, befriended many young cancer patients during his years with the Sabres. His participation in the Roswell ride does not surprise the Schwegler family. "Pat is a unique individual, and it has nothing to do with his athletic ability," said Schwegler. "Some human beings give of themselves and ask for nothing in return. For him, it was a no-brainer. Anything he does, he does for children. That is his mission. That's his new life, his new career."'
The Sabres Report - June 21, 2005