Rick Jeanneret, Hall of Fame Sabres broadcaster, dies at 81

Rick Jeanneret, Hall of Fame Sabres broadcaster, dies at 81

Rick Jeanneret, the Hall of Fame broadcaster and voice of the Buffalo Sabres for more than 51 years, died Thursday, the Sabres announced. He was 81.
“Rick died on Aug. 17, 2023 with his family by his side after a two-year battle with multi-organ failures. He will be loved forever,” the Jeanneret family said in a statement Thursday.
Jeanneret called Sabres games from 1971 until his retirement in 2022. His last call of the 2021-22 regular season was Buffalo’s final game, a home contest against the Chicago Blackhawks in late April 2022. Jeanneret served as the team’s…


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