The Sabres Observer
by @DaveDavisHockey on 03/24/11 at 04:45 PM ET
The Buffalo Sabres community said goodbye to former French Connection member Rick Martin today at HSBC Arena. Speakers at the public memorial service included former linemates Gilbert Perreault and Rene Robert, play-by-play man Rick Jeanneret, and a few of Martin’s family members.
Sabres play-by-play man Rick Jeanneret shared some of his personal stories of the former Sabres great. A video tribute, filled with Martin memories from former teammates, members of the Sabres staff and others was played.
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Dave Davis has covered the Buffalo Sabres for various NHL accredited websites and newspapers since 2003. He was the senior writer and Sabres correspondent for The Fourth Period, covered hockey for Western New York Sports and Leisure Magazine, and has had articles featured on NHL.com, FOX Sports, Yahoo Sports and in New York Sportscene. Sabres news and notes can be found on his Twitter page.
Davis originally garnered media attention in 2002 as leader of a lobbying campaign working in unison with potential buyer Mark Hamister attempting to secure state financing to keep the Sabres in Buffalo. In 2004, Davis was briefly back on the airwaves - this time reaching the finals of the inaugural "WGR Rookie" sports talk competition. After a few years of "syndicating" his articles on various sites, along with doing some internet radio work, Davis now devotes his new media efforts to bringing quality Sabres related opinions and content to Kukla's Korner.
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