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03/12/2010 - 2:16am
Savard likely out for season

The Bruins announced Thursday evening on their official media site that injured center Marc Savard will likely miss the rest of the season with a Grade 2 concussion sustained last Sunday after being hit by the Penguins' Matt Cooke. Savard met with Dr. Kelly McInnis at Massachusetts General Hospital who determined that his condition would probably not allow him to return for the remainder of the schedule.

 

"There is a good chance that Marc may be out for the rest of the year," general manager Peter Chiarelli told reporters. "He is one of our best players, so it is devastating to us."

 

For more on the Bruins visit the Big Bad Blog.


03/12/2010 - 1:31am
Chiarelli: Savard likely out for year

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli said before Thursday's game that center Marc Savard will likely miss the rest of the season as a result of the Grade 2 concussion he suffered against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. That assessment came after Savard met with MGH neuropsychologist Kelly McInnis and showed little improvement in his symptoms since suffering the Matt Cooke hit.

 

"There is a good chance that Marc may be out for the rest of the year," Chiarelli told reporters. "He is one of our best players, so it is devastating to us."

 

Savard's mother, Rollande Savard, told the Ottawa Citizen that she was incensed by the hit and the failure to suspend Cooke.

 

“It’s just so hard to see that. I really thought he was dead and I saw the stretcher come out,” she told the...

03/12/2010 - 12:18am
B's send Penner back to minors

The Bruins announced on Thursday evening that rookie defenseman Jeff Penner has been reassigned to Providence. The 22-year-old made his NHL debut on Tuesday against the Maple Leafs and played 9:18 before being a healthy scratch against the Flyers on Thursday. Penner has played in 55 games for Providence this season and has six goals and 21 assists with 18 penalty minutes.

 

For more Bruins news, visit the Big Bad Blog.


03/11/2010 - 10:30pm
Rask, Bruins soar over Flyers

The Bruins got back in the win column on Thursday night by defeating the Flyers 5-1 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia. Tuukka Rask won his 15th game of the year by making 31 saves. Michael Leighton took the loss for the Flyers. He let in four goals on 25 shots before getting pulled in favor of Brian Boucher in the second period. Patrice Bergeron had a goal and two assists for the Bruins while Blake Wheeler, David Krejci and Marco Sturm each had a goal and an assist.

 

For a look at how the game played out, visit the Big Bad Blog.


03/11/2010 - 6:17pm
Mock draft: Pats go for DE/OLB Sapp

The latest WEEI.com mock draft by D.J. Bean sees the Patriots selecting defensive end/outside linebacker Ricky Sapp with the No. 22 selection of the first round. With the departure of Jarvis Green in free agency, however, Bean also notes that New England may be tempted to trade up in an effort to acquire defensive tackle Jared Odrick.

 

For the latest look at the first round, click here.


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