NHL: Top Three Trade Candidates For Marc Savard

July 14th, 2010 by Cam Maillet Leave a reply »
Past all the "Savard for Kaberle" trade buzz, there actually are other teams interested in the service of Marc Savard—and why wouldn't they be. A top-five NHL center and a 90-point setup man isn't easy to come by. The only knock—his new chapter of concussion history. However, one concussion shouldn't discourage teams from taking a look at Savard. Well, at least the smart teams would. The thought of trading Savard makes Bruins fans cringe just because of how he took a discount to stay in Boston and committed himself to the betterment of the team, as well as retiring here. So, what kind of message does it send to other free agents when you trade away a guy who just signed a long-term deal to retire there, and you trade him away after his first year on his contract? The answer is not a good one. And while Peter Chiarelli should listen to offers and entertain ideas of other teams, I don't think it’s in any way right for him to be actively shopping Savard. But, that's just one man's opinion. Well, the show must go on, so here is a list of the top three teams likely to swipe Savard from the Bruins this offseason. Begin Slideshow


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