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02/07/2011 - 3:23pm
Savard officially out for season
By: DJ Bean

Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Monday that center Marc Savard will not play again this season, thus ending Savard's 2010-11 campaign after 25 games. Savard, 33, suffered his most recent concussion on Jan. 22 against the Avalanche and left the game after taking a hit in the corner from former teammate Matt Hunwick.

 

"We've decided that Marc won't be playing for the rest of the regular season or the playoffs," Chiarelli said Monday at a press conference at TD Garden.

 

The concussion was the fourth of Savard's career and the second in just over 10 months, as he was the victim of a Matt Cooke blindside hit to the head last March.

 

After missing the rest of the 2009-10 regular season but returning for the playoffs, Savard missed the first 23 games of this season with post-concussion syndrome before returning in December. In his 25 games this season, Savard had two goals and eight...

02/07/2011 - 2:27pm
King on D&H: Secondary let down Steelers

Peter King of Sports Illustrated and NBC Sports joined the Dale & Holley show Monday afternoon to talk about the Super Bowl, the Hall of Fame and the collective bargaining agreement.

 

King said he was surprised the Steelers turned the ball over three times Sunday night. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw two interceptions in the first half, the first of which was returned for a touchdown, and running back Rashard Mendenhall fumbled late in the third.

 

“I think the first one by Roethlisberger was a really stupid throw, throwing it into coverage,” King said. “I think he got his arm hit on it, too. Clearly, he just made a throw he shouldn’t have made. I really thought the biggest turnover by far was Mendenhall’s, because the Steelers were in position to either go ahead or kick a field goal and get very close.

 

“I basically thought they were a little...

02/07/2011 - 2:04pm
Daniels released from hospital

The Celtics announced via Twitter that Marquis Daniels has been released from New England Baptist Hospital after suffering a bruised spinal cord during their game with the Magic Sunday. Daniels lay motionless on the floor for several hushed minutes before he was loaded on to a stretcher and taken to the hospital for tests and observation.

 

Team physician Dr. Brian McKeon said that Daniels had regained full function of his motor skills Sunday evening. The team expects him to be out at least a month, if not longer.

 

For more Celtics news, visit the team page at weei.com/celtics.


02/07/2011 - 12:13pm
Celtics recall Bradley from D-League

The Celtics announced Monday that they have recalled rookie guard Avery Bradley from their D-League affiliate in Maine. Bradley is expected to join the team in time for its game at Charlotte on Monday night. With Marquis Daniels out with a serious spinal injury for at least the next month, if not longer, and Delonte West rehabbing from a broken wrist, the C's numbers were getting thin.

 

Bradley averaged 17 points, 4.8 rebounds, five assists and three steals with the Red Claws, and he tied a D-League record with nine steals against Tulsa on Jan. 30.

 

For more Celtics news, visit the team page at weei.com/celtics.


02/07/2011 - 10:15am
B's call press conference for Savard

Following reports that Marc Savard will be shut down for the rest of the season while he continues to deal with post-concussion syndrome, the Bruins announced that they will have a press conference Monday at 2 p.m. at TD Garden.

 

Check back for more details as they become available.


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