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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

David Savard slash on Chris Kunitz, Kunitz gets diving penalty

I think this is a tough penalty to call. I don't know, you definitely have a penalty on David Savard for slashing, but the diving call on Chris Kunitz is kind of a tough call. I not a fan of either team, so I don't think my judgement is tainted on this questionable call.14:48 CBJ David Savard Slashing - 2 min against Chris Kunitz14:48 PIT Chris Kunitz Diving - 2 min against David Savard
Via Goon's World
April 23, 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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