‘Kane’s the reason Buffalo Sabres fans flocked to the arena Saturday night with their allegiance divided. They would root for a Sabres victory, there’s no doubt of that. But simultaneously they wished success for the 19-year-old young man who pens the city’s area code, 716, on his sticks as a reminder of where it all started. (His teammates, who ride him relentlessly, wrote their own area codes on their sticks before the morning skate.)’
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