Rick Martin: The Passing of a Buffalo Sabres Legend

March 13th, 2011 by Ron Van Lew Leave a reply »
The Buffalo Sabres and their fans, as well as the entire hockey world, are shocked today to find out a true Sabres legend has passed away.

Tragically, Rick Martin, of the storied French Connection line, died at age 59 after he suffered a heart attack while driving.

Martin will be most remembered by fans for being a winger on the French Connection line along with Rene Robert and Gilbert Perreualt. Martin donned Buffalo blue and gold for ten years, amassing 382 goals and 313 assists in regular-season play.

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