Boston Bruins: Will Marc Savard Get His Name Engraved on the Stanley Cup?

July 23rd, 2011 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
For a player to get his name forever engraved on Lord Stanley's Cup, he needs to play in 41 regular season games,or appear in just one Stanley Cup Final game.

Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard has filled none of those requirements. However, teams can request for special reasons that a player be exempt from this league rule.

Savard missed much of the past two seasons and playoffs due to a concussion suffered in March of 2010 and its lingering symptoms.

He missed the first 23 games of last season before returning, ultimately to have his season cut short again when concussion symptoms came back.

Savard played a total of 25 games last season for the Bruins, all in the regular season.

In a Yahoo Sports Puck Daddy article written by Greg Wyshynski Thursday,  Bruins director of communications Matt Chmura said the following about Savard's name being on the Cup.

"No decisions have been made yet. [GM] Peter Chiarelli has stated publicly that he will petition for Marc to be on the Cup, but I have not heard definitively one way or the other on an answer."

Savard is expected to receive the Cup for one da ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.