Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
David Savard
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 10/22/1990
AGE: 25
BIRTHPLACE: St. Hyacinthe, QC, CAN
DRAFTED: CBJ: 2009-94 overall
2014-15 Highlights:
• Posted career highs in goals, assists, points, penalty minutes, shots and time on ice, leading Columbus defensemen in goals and ranking second in points
• His 11 goals were tied for the second-most in club history, behind Bryan Berard (12 in 2005-06), and his 34 points were fourth-most by a Blue Jackets defenseman
• Led Columbus in hits, finished second in time on ice and third in blocked shots and was one of two players (Ryan Johansen) to play in all 82 games
• Registered a career-high four-game assist/point streak from Mar. 28-Apr. 4 (0-4-4)
• Posted game-winning goals on Dec. 31 vs. Minnesota and Jan. 4 at Colorado
• Nickname is “Savy”
• Started playing hockey at the age of four and grew up idolizing Patrick Roy
• His most memorable hockey moment was winning the 2015 IIHF World Championships with Canada

Career Highlights:
• Finished fourth on Columbus in blocked shots (81) and second-T in goals (5) by a defenseman in first full NHL season in 2013-14
• Dished out four assists in six playoff games in 2014 NHL playoffs which was second-T on the Jackets and first-T among CBJ defensemen (Jack Johnson)
• Skated in 100th career NHL game on Apr. 4, 2014 vs. Chicago
• Scored the first overtime/game-winning goal of his NHL career on Dec. 12, 2013 at NY Rangers
• Led all Springfield (AHL) defensemen in postseason scoring (2-3-5) in the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs
• Finished second among Falcons defensemen in regular season scoring in 2012-13 with 5-26-31 in 60 games
• Recorded eight-game point streak with the Falcons from Nov. 11-30, 2013 (2-8-10)
• Scored the first goal of his NHL career and added an assist for his first multi-point game on Feb. 7, 2012 vs. Minnesota (Niklas Backstrom)
• Made his NHL debut on Oct. 7, 2011 vs. Nashville and tallied the first point of his NHL career with an assist (Vinny Prospal goal) on Oct. 15, 2011 at Dallas
• Played in his first professional season with Springfield in 2010-11 and ranked 12th among AHL rookies in points (43)
• Was eighth-T among AHL defensemen in goals, while leading Falcons defensemen in goals, assists and points with 11-32-43 in 72 games