'Gare will have his number 18 retired prior to Buffalo's game against the New York Rangers on Tuesday, November 22nd. LaFontaine's number 16 will be retired in a pre-game ceremony on Friday, March 3, before the Sabres play host to the Toronto Maple Leafs at 8 p.m.'
Archives for October 17, 2005
‘Gare and LaFontaine — numbers 18 and 16, respectively — become the fifth and sixth players in Sabres history to have their jerseys retired by the team. Other jerseys retired by the Sabres include Gilbert Perreault’s 11 in 1990; his French Connection linemates, Richard Martin’s (7) and Rene Robert’s (14) in 1995; and the late Tim Horton’s (2) in 1996.’
'WGR's Paul Hamilton will cover the press conference at 4:30 at the HSBC Arena.'
'The Sabres will announce at a news conference this afternoon that former captains Pat LaFontaine and Danny Gare will become the fifth and sixth players to have their numbers retired by the team.'
Amerks battle two North Division rivals this week (Amerks.com)