MARC SAVARD RUMORS & GOSSIP
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.
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...
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...
Marc Savard was arguably one of the best playmakers in the NHL before Matt Cooke decided to go King Henry VIII on him on the ice. It spurred Rule 48 and every hit — legal or otherwise — being put under a microscope.
Last night, Savard joined the folks on TSN for an interview. Here are some quotes (taken from PuckDaddy), and some tweets:
On Rule 48:
“At the end of the day, I...
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...
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 [...]
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...
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...
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
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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...