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Audio: The Rick Martin Archives

Pete Weber, the longtime Buffalo broadcaster who's now calling games for the Nashville Predators, provided us with some audio from Rick Martin's career in Buffalo.

Martin died Sunday in a one-car crash in Clarence. An autopsy today concluded he died of heart disease.

Here's some of the audio that Weber shared:

The call of Martin's 1978 All-Star Game goal:

Martin interviewed after All-Star game:

A 1981 feature Weber did on Martin:

Martin's remarks when the numbers of the French Connection were retired:

Here's a call of a Martin goal from the late Ted Darling:


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