Boston Bruins: Savard Rumor Quashed, Bergeron Wants To Stay In Black & Gold

September 7th, 2010 by Cory Ducey Leave a reply »
After months of speculation, Boston Bruins' GM Peter Chiarelli has announced that Marc Savard is staying put as a member of the B's.

ESPN's James Murphy was speaking with Chairelli regarding the matter.

“There is all these things that happen and there are always things that swirl around about moving guys, and I cannot respond to anything in kind because I don’t directly comment on trade rumors,” Chiarelli told Murphy. “I can tell you, though, that there was discussion and inquiries on Marc and they became public.

“There has been a number of inquires on a lot of the players, some become public and some don’t for obvious reasons, but as we told Marc, that’s part of the business and he understood that. I made sure he knows what we think of him: He is a Boston Bruin and an elite offensive player we’re happy to have on this team.”

Currently being $3 million over the salary cap according to, Chairelli had the responsibility to keep all options open in order to secure the best players possible under the current cap of $59.4 million.

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