BUFFALO – The Sabres will retire legend Dominik Hasek’s No. 39 prior to the Jan. 13, 2015 game against the Detroit Red Wings, the team announced Monday.
Hasek, one of the greatest goalies in NHL history, will become the franchise’s seventh retired number.
The opponent holds some significance. Hasek played four seasons in Detroit, winning two Stanley Cups. The Sabres traded Hasek to Detroit in 2001.
The Czech will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Nov. 17. The Sabres inducted …