Originally written on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 10/25/14

BOSTON - OCTOBER 10: Marc Savard #92 of the Boston Bruins takes a penalty shot in overtime the New York Islanders on October 10, 2009 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins defeated the Islanders 4-3 in an overtime shootout. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
How could he or any Bruins fans forget?Back in 2010, Matt Cooke laid an absolute cheap shot to head of the Bruins best player at the time, Marc Savard. Not only was it the topic of conversation for months, but it turned out to completely end the career of Savard. It adds yet another layer to this heated rivalry between the Bruins and Penguins.Milan Lucic, who was obviously still on the team at the time, remembers the hit well. He recently contemplated the consequences of that hit in comments relayed by The Sports Network in Canada.TSN:"It's an interesting question because if it wasn't for that [Cooke hit], where would Marc Savard be today? He'd still be under contract with us, and would be on our team," Lucic told Joe Haggerty of Comcast Sportsnet. "I still talk to (Savard) and keep in touch with him. He was a good friend of mine when he was on the team.The Bruins never really aptly responded to the hit as a team. Savard did return later on that year in th...
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