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DAVID SAVARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Blue Jackets ink defenseman David Savard to five-year extension

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman David Savard to a five-year contract extension that begins in 2016-17 and continues through the 2020-21 National Hockey League season, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced Tuesday. As is club policy, terms were not disclosed. Savard, 24, set career highs and led Blue Jackets defensemen in goals and ranked...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Savard to throw out first pitch at Clippers game

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard is scheduled to throw out the first pitch at tomorrows Columbus Clippers game. So, will he throw it down the middle for a perfect strike, or are we about to see him pull a 50 Cent?      
Via Fox Sports
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets triumph over Avs on Savard’s late goal

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard scored with just over one minute remaining on the clock to pull his team ahead and beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Sunday night in Denver. It was the first of two meetings between the two clubs this season. The Blue Jackets (17-17-3) pulled out the win despite playing on the second half of a back-to-back after losing 6-3 in Arizona...
Via Mile High Sports
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

David Savard's long goal leads Blue Jackets past Avs

  David Savard drove in shot from just inside the blue line with 1:01 left in the third period, lifting the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Sunday night. Savard, whose turnover early in the game led to a goal for Colorado, was able to get enough on the puck to knock it past Semyon Varlamov for the Blue Jackets' fifth win in their last six road games. Brandon...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Savard's long goal leads Blue Jackets pas Avs 4-3

DENVER (AP) David Savard drove in shot from just inside the blue line at 18:59 of the third period, lifting the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Sunday night. Savard, whose turnover early in the game led to a goal for Colorado, was able to get enough on the puck to knock it past Semyon Varlamov for the Blue Jackets' fifth win in their last six road games...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Savard becoming bedrock on the Blue Line

Two years ago, defenseman David Savard came upon a fork in the road. He played just four games for Columbus in 2013 and realized that if he wanted to stay in the NHL, he had to get lighter and quicker. He took that message to heart that summer and came into training camp in September 2013 as a reinvigorated player. "I think it was a wake-up call", he said. "Two years ago was a tough...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2013/14 Season Review: David Savard

A breakout season can be quantified in a multitude of ways. An increase in offense can often constitute a breakout season, whether it is a forward or a defenseman. David Savard came into this season needing a breakout year in the worst way, finding himself so far down on the depth chart it seemed as if he was bound for another year in Springfield. An injury to Dalton Prout opened...
Via BS Hockey
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Savard playing bigger role for Columbus since Olympic break

The defense rests. Yeah, sure, maybe in the courtroom, but not on the Columbus Blue Jackets back line. Not even close, especially since the roster was depleted with injuries to two of the team's top-six defensemen. Fedor Tyutin missed the first eight games after the Olympic break before returning for the game in Minnesota, and Ryan Murray has been out since injuring his knee in Toronto...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard's stick flies into stands (Video)

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard lost his stick and watched it fly over the glass and into the stands during the second period of Saturday night's game against Florida. Savard lost the grasp on his stick when Panthers forward Marcel Goc accidentally lifted it as both players were fighting for possession of the puck. Savard didn't even try to get the stick back, as...
Via Holdout Sports
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blue Jackets defenseman loses stick over the glass

The Columbus Blue Jackets were up on the Florida Panthers early in the 2nd period when a truly bizarre incident took place. Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard stick flew out of his hands and over the glass when Florida Panthers forward Marcel Goc lifted his stick to get the puck. Fox Sports even took the initiative and interviewed the lucky fan who got the stick, who amazingly...
Via Diehardsport
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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