‘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.’
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