Columbus Blue Jackets Assign D David Savard to AHL's Springfield Falcons

Saturday, 02.25.2012 / 1:24 PM / News
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Columbus Blue Jackets Assign D David Savard to AHL\'s Springfield Falcons

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned defenseman David Savard to the Springfield Falcons, Columbus’ American Hockey League affiliate, club Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson announced February 25.

David Savard

Savard, 21, has collected two goals and seven assists for nine points and 16 penalty minutes in 26 games with the Blue Jackets this season. He has also picked up 3-11-14, 38 penalty minutes and a +1 plus/minus rating in 28 games with Springfield. Columbus’ third pick, 94th overall, in the 2009 Entry Draft, he made his professional debut with Springfield in 2010-11. He tallied 11-32-43 and 18 penalty minutes in 72 games, leading club defensemen in goals, assists and points and ranking eighth (tied) among AHL defensemen in goals and 14th (tied) in points.

The Blue Jackets return to action Sunday when the club visits the Pittsburgh Penguins. Game time from CONSOL Energy Center is set for 1 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 12:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Wheeling Island Hotel & Casino Blue Jackets Radio Network, including WWCD 102.5 FM in Columbus, and online at BlueJackets.com.

Single game tickets for the Blue Jackets home games starting at $26 are on sale now at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at BlueJackets.com, the official club web site, and ticketmaster.com.

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