Blue Jackets Sign 2009 Draft Pick Defenseman David Savard

Thursday, 06.03.2010 / 9:58 AM / News

COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman David Savard to a standard three-year entry level contract, General Manager Scott Howson announced today. As is club policy, terms were not disclosed.

Savard, 19, registered 13 goals and 64 assists for 77 points, 36 penalty minutes and had a +32 plus/minus rating in 64 games with Moncton of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League in 2009-10. He added 1-14-15 and eight penalty minutes in 21 playoff games to help the Wildcats win the QMJHL championship and earn a berth in the Memorial Cup. He was named the Canadian Hockey League Defenseman of the year, won the Emile-Bouchard Trophy as the QMJHL's defenseman of the year, was awarded the Kevin Lowe Trophy as the QMJHL's top defensive defenseman, was named to the QMJHL First All-Star Team and became the first defenseman in league history to lead the QMJHL in assists.

"David had an outstanding season this year, culminating in his winning the Kevin Lowe Trophy and helping Moncton get to the Memorial Cup," Howson said. "He plays a solid all-around game, and we are excited to add him to our group of young defensemen in the organization."

The St. Hyacinthe, Quebec native was Columbus' third pick, 94th overall, in the 2009 Entry Draft. He collected 23-110-133, 109 penalty minutes and a cumulative plus/minus rating of +40 in 199 career QMJHL games with Moncton and Baie-Comeau. He added 6-19-25 and 18 penalty minutes in 31 career playoff games.

Deposits for 2010-11 Columbus Blue Jackets season tickets, as well as 10- and 20-game plans, are being accepted now. For information, call (800) NHL-COLS or visit BlueJackets.com.

- CBJ -

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Dubinsky 4 1 5 1 6
J. Johnson 4 3 2 1 5
R. Johansen 4 2 3 0 5
B. Jenner 4 2 2 -2 4
M. Calvert 4 2 1 3 3
D. Savard 4 0 3 2 3
M. Letestu 4 1 1 -1 2
C. Atkinson 4 1 1 2 2
J. Wisniewski 4 0 2 -4 2
A. Anisimov 4 0 2 -1 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 2 2 0 .900 3.22
 
Columbusbluejackets.com is the official Web site of the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Columbus Blue Jackets and columbusbluejackets.com are trademarks of The Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey Club.  NHL and the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup are registered trademarks and the NHL Shield and NHL Conference logos are trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P.  Copyright © 2009 Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey Club and the National Hockey League.  All Rights Reserved. View the Columbus Blue Jackets Privacy Policy AdChoices NHL.com Terms of Service
Please use the feedback form if you have any recommendations or comments.