Danny Gare on "The State of the Sabres"

March 21, 2011 Updated Mar 21, 2011 at 7:34 PM EDT

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March 21, 2011 Updated Mar 21, 2011 at 7:34 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) Sabres legend Danny Gare visited with Linda Pellegrino on Channel 7's AM/Buffalo to discuss the state of our hometown hockey team...and remember his friend and fellow teammate Rick Martin.

A public ceremony is planned to remember the member of the French Connection who died just over a week ago.

The Buffalo Sabres are hosting an event at the HSBC Arena at 11a.m. Thursday March 24th. It is free and open to the public.

Watch for a special edition of AM/BUFFALO Thursday morning at 10a.m.

Click the video to see what Danny had to say about the team and his friend.