'Fuhr also played with Toronto, Buffalo, Los Angeles, St Louis and Calgary during a 19-year career. He retired following the 1999 season. Lafontaine had eight seasons at the New York Islanders, six with the Buffalo Sabres and then a year with the New York Rangers before suffering a career-ending head injury.'
Archives for June 11, 2003
'Only two players were elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame and both are former Sabres. Pat LaFontaine and Grant Fuhr are the Class of 2003.'
'LaFontaine had 468 goals and 545 assists in 865 career games with the New York Islanders and Rangers and the Buffalo Sabres. He had his best season in 1992-93, totaling 53 goals and 95 assists. He was the third American with 1,000 career points.'
'Goaltender Grant Fuhr, a member of five Stanley Cup championship teams with the Edmonton Oilers, and center Pat Lafontaine were elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Wednesday.'