Sabre Patrick Kaleta Stopped By the Season Finale of “The Fred Jackson Show” with Bob Koshinski
Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson and Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta are good friends, and it showed when they visited with host Bob Koshinski for the final "Fred Jackson Show" of the season on WBBZ-TV. These hometown sports heroes visited Your Hometown Television Station to talk about what Fred will be doing in the off season, and whether Patrick will return to the ice after sustaining an injury.
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Fred shared with Bob that he recently met television icon Regis Philbin at his FOX Sports show, and that Regis said he was "one of the best running backs in the NFL." Fred also shared that he and his fellow teamates participated in a chicken wing eating contest for a national commercial to be aired during the Super Bowl.
Kaleta, who has been sidelined with an injury, told Bob and Fred that he has met Pat La Fontaine and the new Sabres management, and hopes to be on the ice next season.
What you may not have known is that Kaleta is an avid collector of LEGO toys. We showed some video of his immense creations.
Social media guru Bradley Gelber peppered the players with "tweets," including Kaleta's thoughts on having to play in the AHL after some controversial plays with the Sabres.
In addition, we also found out that Fred and Patrick are fans of "Super Heroes" with Fred favoring the "Hulk!"
Plus, Jerry Puleo from Reimer Heating and Air was in studio to announce the winner of the season long Reimer Heating and Air contest. The winner, selected at random from qualified entries, was Kathy Tryon of Amherst. Congratulations! You and your family will warm up with a new heater installed by the Reimer team in the next few weeks – valued at $4,500 from our friends at Reimer Heating and Air.
Thanks to everyone who made "The Fred Jackson Show" great this season. Fred had a stellar year on the field, and on-the air. Kudos to our crew, and to our hometown fans! Stay tuned to WBBZ-TV for more great features in the future with Fred!