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Marc Savard becomes a scout for the Ottawa 67s

Former Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard is about to begin his next chapter in hockey. Savard’s career came to an unfortunate end in 2010-11 as he battled post-concussion syndrome, but he has now accepted a position to become a scout for the Ottawa 67s of the Ontario Hockey League. Former #bostonbruins star Marc Savard is going to be a scout for the #ottawa67s this season. —...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc Savard Turns To Golf

from Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun, There are days when Savard still suffers symptoms, but his health has improved — though he realizes a potential NHL comeback is not likely in the cards. “It’s going to be tough to play again,” said Savard, who had 207 goals and 706 points in the regular season and added eight goals and 22 points in the post-season. “I listen...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc Savard, LTIR and the Salary Cap: What It All Means.

I know Savard’s LTIR status is brought up a lot, so here we go. Before Free Agency starts in about 45 minutes, lets talk about Savard’s LTIR money. Teams who have LTIR candidates (Boston, Philly) DO NOT get IR cap relief in the summer, but those teams are given a 10% overage allowance to spend on top of the cap limit. Once Savard qualifies for LTIR, the Bruins can designate him...
Via Days of Y'Orr
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc Savard Says Once Again He Doesn’t See a Comeback in ‘Near Future’

Marc Savard hasn’t played in an NHL game since Jan. 22, 2011, and it doesn’t sound like he’ll be playing again any time soon. There haven’t been any rumors of a comeback or anything, but Savard took to Twitter on Tuesday to say that a comeback is not in the cards right now. The Bruins center’s career may be over after concussions have forced him away from the game since...
Via NESN.com
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Marc Savard “Very Interested” in Coaching in the OHL

Boston Bruins center Marc Savard hasn’t played an NHL game since January of 2011 due to his ongoing problems with concussions and it appears as if he is planning for his future off the ice. Savard said on his Twitter page, @MSavvy91, that he would like to coach junior league hockey once he finally hangs [...]
Via CLNS Radio
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Marc Savard ‘Very Interested’ in Potentially Coaching Hockey at High Level

Marc Savard‘s playing career may or may not be over, but when Savard hangs up his stick for good, he might be ready to grab a clipboard. Savard tweeted last week that he thinks he’s “very interested” in coaching hockey at a high level. While that might not exactly mean the NHL, Savard seems open to something in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), which could always be a springboard...
Via NESN.com
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Marc Savard Blames Headaches on 'NHL Bull ,' Pleads for Lockout to End for Fans

Marc Savard has seen the best and the worst of the NHL, with the latter still dominating his life. The Bruins center is unlikely to ever play in the NHL again, and he knows that. The ever-present reminder in the forms of post-concussion headaches serve as a not-so-subtle reminder of that. However, Savard's most recent headaches were felt on Tuesday night, and...
Via NESN.com
October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Bruins' Marc Savard: No return anytime soon

It's hard to see a player be out for an extended period of time for any reason, but the story of Marc Savard is especially painful. Concussed on a nasty hit by Matt Cooke on March 7th, 2010, and further concussed by Matt Hunwick the following January, Savard has hit roadblock after roadblock in his attempts to come back to the NHL. Monday over Twitter, Savard shared some of his...
Via Bloguin Best
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Savard visits Bs, future still uncertain

Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard was back at the TD Garden to watch his teammates play the New York Rangers on Saturday. Unfortunately, that is as close to returning to the lineup as Savard is likely to get in the near future. He is expected to miss the entire season because of the lingering effects of a concussion sustained a year ago Sunday. It was his second diagnosed concussion...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Marc Savard Unable to Attend Bruins Game, Meet With Media Due to Weather

Marc Savard's TD Garden homecoming will have to wait, and it's all thanks to Mother Nature. Savard was due to attend Thursday night's Canadiens-Bruins game and talk with the media about his donation of a luxury suite at the Garden for children who are suffering from head trauma. However, a snowstorm in Ontario prevented the 34-year-old from flying into Boston. Savard...
Via NESN.com
January 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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