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Think Matt Cooke Ever Apologized To Marc Savard? Well, Think Again

It’s been more than six years since Matt Cooke delivered the hit that, for all intents and purposes, ended former Boston Bruin Marc Savard’s NHL career. And while he’s had ample time to apologize, Cooke reportedly has never extended that courtesy to Savard. Cooke, a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins at the time, attempted to call Savard after the game, but hasn’t tried since...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Marc Savard will donate his brain to science for CTE research

Marc Savard hasn’t played a game in the NHL since January 22, 2011 as his career was brought to an end by a string of concussions, but he remains involved with the game after dealing with his frustrations and pain beyond what is simply felt on the ice. Savard’s life took a downward spiral for the worst, but he has found himself once more and is dedicated to helping the sport...
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November 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Marc Savard on concussion issues: “I should still be playing”

Marc Savard’s career was tragically cut short after multiple concussions forced him out of the game. In a gut-wrenching column from Stan Grossfeld of the Boston Globe, Savard discussed his post-playing career. He admitted he shed a tear when he knew his career was over following a hit from Colorado Avalanche defenseman Matt Hunwick. Savard said he missed the competitive spirit...
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November 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Marc Savard’s contract traded again, is Pavel Datsyuk’s next?

The Stanley Cup Final is almost over, which can only mean one thing: It’s time for Marc Savard’s contract to be traded again. Last year, his contract went to the Florida Panthers. This year, the NHL’s version of Flat Stanley is on the move again … this time, to New Jersey. #NJDevils acquire Marc Savard, 2nd-round draft pick from Florida for forwards Graham Black, Paul Thompson...
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June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Marc Savard getting traded in 2015 is ridiculous

Funny … After I went on about how the Boston Bruins were driving their fans insane, they actually had a pretty good week. They traded Martin Jones, who they got in the Milan Lucic deal, for a 2016 first round pick and a prospect. And on Wednesday, they made a seemingly innocuous trade when then sent Reilly Smith to Florida in exchange for Jimmy Hayes. It’s a fairly even trade...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Marc Savard Played Crucial Role In Bruins’ Resurgence To Contender Status

Marc Savard’s tenure with the Bruins ended Wednesday when he was traded with Reilly Smith to the Florida Panthers in a deal that sent Jimmy Hayes to Boston. The move marked the end of a nine-year run for Savard with the Bruins. Of course, the last four years have been difficult for the 37-year-old forward. He hasn’t played since January of the 2010-11 campaign after suffering...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Trading Marc Savard Still An Option Entering NHL Free Agency, Bruins GM Says

It appears Boston Bruins center Marc Savard is never playing in the NHL again. He hasn’t played since the 2010-11 season after suffering his second concussion in a one-year span. Savard’s contract expires after the 2016-17 season and carries a salary cap hit of $4,027,143, per General Fanager. Even though he isn’t expected to play again, his contract still has value to teams...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Marc Savard on the move?

Associated Press An interesting rumor has been going around that Marc Savard could be on the move this summer. Elliot Friedman was on Calgary’s Sportsnet 690 and reported the following (Transcript by Nichols on Hockey): “One of the things they’re looking at is trading Marc Savard. Now, for those of you who are unfamiliar, Marc Savard is never going to play again,...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Marc Savard: Bruins Nation must lay off Chiarelli

Peter Chiarelli answering questions after the trade deadline. (via: CBS Sports) Former Bruins playmaker and center, Marc Savard, looked to Twitter to try and silence the Chiarelli critics. General manager Peter Chiarelli has achieved a Stanley Cup victory and even made it back to the final again for a second time in 3 years. Most long time Bruins fans could agree he has been a far...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Former Bruins Center Marc Savard To Join OHL’s Ottawa 67s As Scout

Marc Savard’s NHL career is over, but he’ll still be involved in hockey. The former Boston Bruins center will be a scout for the Ottawa 67s of the Ontario Hockey League, according to Chris Stevenson of NHL Home Ice XM 218. Former #bostonbruins star Marc Savard is going to be a scout for the #ottawa67s this season.— Chris Stevenson (@CJ_Stevenson) August 11, 2014 Savard, who...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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