Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
David Savard
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 10/22/1990
AGE: 24
BIRTHPLACE: St. Hyacinthe, QC, CAN
DRAFTED: CBJ: 2009-94 overall

2008-09: Recorded 9-35-44, 33 penalty minutes and was +29 in 68 games with Moncton (QMJHL)… Led the club in plus/minus rating… Was second among Wildcats defensemen in scoring… Tied for 10th in scoring among QMJHL defensemen… Added 5-5-10 and 10 penalty minutes in 10 playoff games… Ranked second on the team in playoff scoring…

2007-08: Combined to register 1-11-12 and 40 penalty minutes in 67 games with Baie-Comeau and Moncton (QMJHL)… Had 1-6-7 and 22 penalty minutes in 35 games with Baie-Comeau… Notched 0-5-5 and 18 penalty minutes in 32 games with Moncton.

2009-10: Posted 13-64-77, 36 penalty minutes and was +32 in 64 games with Moncton (QMJHL)… Became the first defenseman to lead the league in assists… Led league defensemen in assists and points, and ranked third (tied) in game-winning goals (4) and eighth in power play goals (7)… Led the Wildcats in assists, and ranked second in points, fourth (tied) in game-winning goals, and sixth (tied) in power play goals… Recorded 0-11-11 during a seven-game assist/point streak Dec. 1-18… Recorded 6-20-26 during a 16-game point streak Jan. 5-Feb. 13… Collected 2-3-5 and was +4 to earn TELUS Defensive Player of the Week honors for Jan. 18-24… Named TELUS Defensive Player of the Month for December (2-14-16, +8) and January (3-15-18, +12)… Added 1-14-15 and eight penalty minutes in 21 games to help Moncton win the QMJHL championship and advance to the Memorial Cup… Named to the First All-Star Team for the QMJHL… Won the QMJHL’s Emile-Bouchard Trophy for Best Defenseman… Won the league’s Kevin Lowe Trophy for Best Defensive Defenseman… Was a nominee for the league’s Frank J. Selke Trophy for Sportsman of the Year… Named the CHL Defenseman of the Year.