BOSTON — Boston Bruins center Marc Savard had to wait until he was needed as an injury replacement last winter to earn the first All-Star Game selection of his career.
Today he found out that he won’t have to sweat it out that long as he was named as a reserve for the Eastern Conference team that’ll take the ice at the Bell Centre in Montreal Jan. 25.
“Obviously it’s a special time in Montreal – the 100-year anniversary – it’s going to be fun. And obviously, I’m from up the road in Ottawa so I should have a lot of family and friends on hand,” said Savard just three hours before taking the ice at TD Banknorth Garden for a showdown with Ottawa. (more…)