Sabres legend Rene Robert, member of famed ‘French Connection,’ dies at 72

3 months ago  /  Buffalo Hockey Beat  /  Read Time: 3 minutes 37 seconds
Sabres legend Rene Robert, member of famed ‘French Connection,’ dies at 72

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Rene Robert, a member of the Buffalo Sabres’ legendary “French Connection” line and one of the most popular players in franchise history, passed away Tuesday, the team announced. He was 72.
Robert had been hospitalized in Florida since suffering a heart attack last week.
Throughout much of the 1970s, Robert, center Gilbert Perreault and left wing Rick Martin formed hockey’s most dynamic trio.
In 2012, the Sabres immortalized the line by erecting a statue ... Read the full article ...

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