Saturday's news that Pat LaFontaine had resigned his position with the Buffalo Sabres comes just three months after an equally unexpected return to the team in November.
For a look back at The News' coverage from that day, go here.
Here's a photo gallery of LaFontaine through the years, from his playing days to his return to Buffalo.
In announcing the hiring of Tim Murray as GM in January, LaFontaine said "I think you'd love to keep Ryan Miller." Of course, Miller was traded Friday night.
Here's what LaFontaine had to say at the end of January, during an appearance on "The Bucky & Sully Show" :
Here's what LaFontaine had to say back in November: