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Marc Savard Knows Ex-Bruins Teammate Nathan Horton’s Pain, Has Advice

Nathan Horton is faced with a life-changing decision: Have surgery on his degenerative back injury or continue suffering through extensive pain that prohibits him from playing hockey at age 29. If anyone can relate to Horton’s predicament, it’s Marc Savard. Savard, now 37 years old, played with Horton on the Boston Bruins and was the victim of Matt...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Torey Krug: ‘I Want To Be In Boston For As Long As I Can’

BOSTON — Torey Krug finally arrived to Bruins training camp Monday morning for his first practice after signing a one-year, $1.4 million contract to end his time as a restricted free agent. With Boston’s difficult salary cap situation — the team has under $500,000 of space (with Marc Savard’s contract on LTIR figured in), per CapGeek — agreeing to a long-term extension...
Via NESN.com
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins give David Krejci contract extension

According to the Czech website Hokej.cz, David Krejci is getting paid. Krejci will carry the highest cap hit of any Boston Bruins player during the 2015-16 season. The reported terms are six-years, $43.5 million. TSNs Aaron Ward has details on the extension: David Krejci and #Bruins (7.25M,7.25M,7.5M,7.5M,7M,7M) No Move in years 1 thru 4 and a limited no trade clause in years 5...
Via Sports-Glory
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Smith and the ‘Look-Up Line’

http://justcureparalysis.org Could there be a change on the horizon in the way the game of hockey approaches dangerous hits along the boards? If Thomas Smith has his way, this is just the beginning. Smith was paralyzed playing for the Boston Junior A Bulldogs when he went headfirst into the boards while trying to avoid a collision. Somehow, he came back and resumed playing hockey...
Via Sports-Glory
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Depth Chart 2014 2015

English: Français: Boston Bruins C 1. David Krejci  2. Patrice Bergeron  3. Carl Soderberg  4. Gregory Campbell  5. Marc Savard (LTI) L 1. Milan Lucic  2. Brad Marchand  3. Matt Fraser  4. Daniel Paille  R 1. Loui Eriksson  2. Reilly Smith  3. Chris Kelly ...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
August 26, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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 Bloguin Best
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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

B's and Matt Bartkowski avoid arbitration, agree to one-year, $1.25 million deal

With a July 30 arbitration hearing looming, the Bruins and defenseman Matt Bartkowski decided to skip out on a late July trip to Toronto.Bart is Back (via boston.cbs.local.com)According to CBC's Elliotte Friedman, Boston and Bartkowski have avoided their arbitration hearing and instead agreed to a one -year, $1.25 million deal for the upcoming 2014-15 season. With the deal already...
Via BruinsLife
July 14, 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

NHL announces salary cap at $69 million, leaving B's with just under $6 million in room

The off-season for the Boston Bruins just got a whole lot more difficult. And that's putting it lightly.Through multiple reports, the NHL has settled on the final cap number for the upcoming 2014-15 season: it is is $69 million. Many projected the cap to creep right above the $71 million mark. It isn't. And this is bad news for the Bruins. Very bad news.With the final number...
Via BruinsLife
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: B's dealt $4.75 million cap penalty for the 14-15 season

Although not official yet, the numbers are starting to trickle through the cracks in regards to the bonus penalties charged to the salary caps of the 30 NHL teams this off-season. And the Boston Bruins have the largest of them all.According to the always trusty and super reliable capgeek.com, the Bruins have been docked $4.75 million against the cap this upcoming year for bonuses...
Via BruinsLife
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotes from Savard’s TSN Interview

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...
Via Days of Y'Orr
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand, Marc Savard Offer Support To Rich Peverley

Hockey is a very close-knit community, so it came as no surprise when Rich Peverley’s collapse during Monday night’s Dallas Stars-Columbus Blue Jackets game was followed quickly by an outpouring of support from around the NHL. Some of it came from players who had been teammates of the Stars winger in the past (Brad Marchand, Marc Savard, Evander Kane), and some from others just...
Via NESN.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Current Bruins Player Was Born in Ottawa?

The city of Ottawa, like just about every major city in Canada, is the home to many young boys who grew up to be NHL players. Players like Mike Gartner, Rod Brind’Amour and Denis Potvin were all born in Ottawa, and they all went on to have fantastic NHL careers with each surpassing 1,000 career points. Gartner and Potvin have both been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, and...
Via NESN.com
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Marc Savard Feels Good Enough To Crush A Golf Tournament

We all know about the trials and tribulations of Marc Savard, Matt Cooke's dirty ******* elbow that ended his career and all the stuff he's been through trying to recover. He's had major headaches, memory issues and has trouble with bright lights at times.  We love Savard. We love Savard so much that we made a montage in hopes to inspire a comeback:  ...
Via Days of Y'Orr
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke Is Back To His Old Tricks

Throughout the course of his career, Matt Cooke has been notorious for dirty plays and dangerous cheap shots. Bruins fans know this all too well, as Cooke was the guy who essentially ended the career of Boston forward Marc Savard with a brutal elbow to the head that landed Savard with a level three concussion. And while many have lauded Cooke for his recent clean streak, the Penguins...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic still remembers when Matt Cooke ended Savard's career

How could he or any Bruins fans forget?Back in 2010, Matt Cooke laid an absolute cheap shot to head of the Bruins best player at the time, Marc Savard. Not only was it the topic of conversation for months, but it turned out to completely end the career of Savard. It adds yet another layer to this heated rivalry between the Bruins and Penguins.Milan Lucic, who was obviously still...
Via BruinsLife
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Bruins F Marc Savard calls out Rangers Coach John Tortorella

Former Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard was not a fan of New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella’s decision to scratch Brad Richards on Thursday night.  Savard went so far as to say that Tortorella should be fired and that he ruins players confidence. Tortorella had his own opinion for the critics of his decision after the Rangers game four win. “A guy i love as a person...
Via Diehardsport
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Patrice Bergeron ready to return for Boston Bruins

Boston Bruins fans feared the worst when top center Patrice Bergeron suffered his fourth career concussion back on April 2.Would he play again this season? Would he return at all? Marc Savard’s sad case came to mind for everybody. A series of concussions knocked Savard from hockey and left him dealing with lingering post-concussion syndrome.But Bergeron’s head cleared very quickly...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
April 14, 2013  |  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

Keys To The Game Vs. Pitt

Pittsburgh is a city that equals Boston in tougness, grit, and strength. It reflects in the rink. For the first time this season the Bruins go up against Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is a top heavy team with elite NHL star power. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are the centerpoint of the team and among the players that represent the league. Ask a band wagon fan or a "casual"...
Via BruinsLife
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

24. Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins. NO MALKIN? NO MERCY!

  Man, that banner is like a sleek Accelerator jersey. Black on black baby. Bruins come into Pittsburgh on a three game winning streak after a shootout win against the Senators where Boston comes back from 2 down. It was a tough game for Boston, which doesn't bode well for their legs against the Pens. The only thing that helps Boston is that Malkin is back in Russia...
Via Days of Y'Orr
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke is at it Again

Ottawa's Erik Karlsson is clearly in pain after receiving a skate to his achilles Matt Cooke, the infamous douche who knocked Marc Savard out of the league, ( that was kind of mean) and the culprit of many other cheap shots is back to his antics after "accidentally" cutting Ottawa's Erik Karlsson in the lower part of his leg during tonight's contest. Ottawa...
Via BruinsLife
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Playing it too safe: NHL refs changing games by overreacting to big hits

By now, if you're a fan of hockey in the slightest, you've noticed a glaring initiative by officials to protect the game's players. Concussion awareness and player safety have been hot-button issues for years ever since devastating injuries to Marc Savard and Sidney Crosby. But as hard as the league has been coming down on players for hitting players in defenseless...
Via Bloguin Best
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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