Blue Jackets Add Defenseman David Savard to Active Roster on Emergency Recall from American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons

Tuesday, 04.16.2013 / 10:26 AM / News
By Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer
The Columbus Blue Jackets today announced that defenseman David Savard has been added to the team’s active roster on emergency recall from the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League.

Savard, 22, totaled 44:35 of ice time in three games played with Columbus earlier this season and has recorded 5-26-31 with 40 penalty minutes and a +12 plus/minus rating in 60 appearances with the Northeast Division-champion Falcons in 2012-13. The St. Hyacinthe, Quebec native was originally selected by the Blue Jackets in the fourth round, 94th overall, of the 2009 NHL Draft. The 6-2, 219-pound blueliner has tallied 2-8-10, 16 PIM in 34 career NHL games and 20-76-96, 130 PIM in 176 career AHL appearances.

The Blue Jackets return to action on Wednesday when they visit the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center. Game time is 10 p.m. ET. Live coverage on FOX Sports Ohio HD begins with the Blue Jackets Live pre-game show starting at 9:30 p.m. The game will also be broadcast live on the Columbus Blue Jackets Radio Network, including flagship station WBNS-FM 97.1 The Fan in Columbus and online at BlueJackets.com.

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