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Encyclopedia > Denis Savard
Position Centre
Shot Right
Nickname(s) Savvy
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
170 lb (77 kg/12 st 2 lb)
Pro Clubs Chicago Blackhawks
Montreal Canadiens
Tampa Bay Lightning
Nationality Flag of Canada Canada
Born February 4, 1961 (1961-02-04) (age 47),
Pointe Gatineau, PQ, CAN
NHL Draft 3rd overall, 1980
Chicago Blackhawks
Pro Career 1980 – 1997
Hall of Fame, 2000

Denis Joseph Savard (born February 4, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League from 1980 to 1997. He is the current head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League. Savard was born in Pointe Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. The position an ice hockey player plays can be divided into three basic categories: Forwards Centre Wingers Defenceman Goaltender ... Centre or center in ice hockey is a forward position of a player whose primary zone of play is the middle of the ice, away from the side boards. ... A shot in ice hockey is an attempt by a player to score a goal by striking the puck with his stick in the direction of the net. ... EXAMPLE:Laughbox,Blondie,BamBam,Pinkie,etc. ... Stature redirects here. ... Weight, in the context of human body weight measurements in the medical sciences and in sports is a measurement of mass, and is thus expressed in units of mass, such as kilograms (kg), or units of force such as pounds (lb). ... Look up pound in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kg redirects here. ... Look up pound in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional mens hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida, USA. They are members of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Birthday (disambiguation). ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... Motto (Latin for From Sea to Sea) Anthem O Canada Royal anthem: God Save the Queen Capital Ottawa Largest city Toronto Official languages English, French Government Parliamentary democracy and federal constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II  -  Governor General Michaëlle Jean  -  Prime Minister Stephen Harper Establishment  -  Act of Union February... The NHL Entry Draft is a collective meeting in which the franchises of the National Hockey League systematically select the rights to available amateur players who meet the eligibility requirements to play professional hockey in the NHL. // The first NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 5, 1963 at the... The 1980 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Montreal Forum. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Hockey Hall of Fame logo The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is dedicated to the history of ice hockey with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with interactive activities. ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... NHL redirects here. ... The 1980-81 NHL season was the 64th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1996-97 NHL season was the 80th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ...

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NHL Playing Career

Denis Savard was drafted in the first round, 3rd overall, in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He was the highest drafted player in Blackhawks' history, until the organization drafted Patrick Kane with the first overall pick in 2007. He began his career during the 1980-81 NHL season in which he had three assists in his first game. He then went on to set the Blackhawks' record (since broken) for most points by a rookie with 75. The 1980 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Montreal Forum. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Patrick Kane (born November 19, 1988 in Buffalo, New York) is an American ice hockey player currently playing for the NHLs Chicago Blackhawks. ... The 1980-81 NHL season was the 64th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... In ice hockey, an assist is attributed to up to the two previous players of the scoring team who touched or deflected the puck towards the scoring teammate, meaning that they were assisting in the goal. ... Point in ice hockey has two meanings: When it is given to individual hockey players, it refers to either a goal or assist a player earns during a game. ...


He was known for his trademark move, the 'Savard Spin-o-rama' (a term actually coined by Danny Gallivan, referencing the move performed by Serge Savard [1]) , which entailed Savard whirling around with the puck in a full rotation allowing him to defeat defenders and goaltenders alike. Danny Gallivan (April 11, 1917 - February 24, 1993) was a Canadian radio and television broadcaster and sportscaster. ... Serge Savard, OC (born January 22, 1946 in Montreal, Quebec) is a former star ice hockey player with the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League (NHL). ...


Savard had two separate stints with the Blackhawks. The first was from the 1980–81 season to the 1989–90 season. The second was from 1994–95 to 1996–97. During his absence from Chicago, he played for the Montreal Canadiens (1990–91 to 1992–93) and the Tampa Bay Lightning (1993–94 to 1994–95). The 1989-90 NHL season was the 73rd regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The 1994-95 NHL season was the 78th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1996-97 NHL season was the 80th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional mens hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The 1990-91 NHL season was the 74th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The 1992-93 NHL season was the 76th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida, USA. They are members of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The 1993-94 NHL season was the 77th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The 1994-95 NHL season was the 78th regular season of the National Hockey League. ...


In 1990, Savard was traded to the Montreal Canadiens for Defenceman and future team captain Chris Chelios and a second-round pick (Mike Pomichter) on June 29, 1990. Savard won the Stanley Cup with the Canadiens in 1993. He was soon traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning, where he played 2 seasons. On April 6, 1995 Savard was traded back to Chicago, for a 1996 sixth-round pick (Xavier Delisle). The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional mens hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Defence (defense in the U.S.A.) in hockey is a player position with a primary responsibility to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. ... Chris Chelios (born Christos Kostas Tselios January 25, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois) is a Greek American defenceman for the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL, earning many awards during his long career. ... is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... The 1992-93 NHL season was the 76th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida, USA. They are members of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... is the 96th day of the year (97th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ... Xavier Delisle (born May 24, 1977, in Quebec City, Quebec) is a former professional ice hockey centre. ...


In 1196 NHL games, Savard scored 473 goals and 865 assists, totalling 1338 points. He trails only Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita for total points in Chicago Blackhawks history. Five times during his career he scored at least 100 points and for seven straight years he had at least 30 goals. His highest point total of 131 came in 1987–88 and his highest goal total of 47 came in 1985–86. In 169 playoff games, he scored 66 goals and 109 assists for a total of 175 points. NHL redirects here. ... In ice hockey, an assist is attributed to up to the two previous players of the scoring team who touched or deflected the puck towards the scoring teammate, meaning that they were assisting in the goal. ... Point in ice hockey has two meanings: When it is given to individual hockey players, it refers to either a goal or assist a player earns during a game. ... Robert Marvin Bobby Hull OC (born January 3, 1939) is a retired Canadian ice hockey player. ... Stanislav Stan Mikita (born May 20, 1940) was a Slovak-Canadian professional ice hockey player, generally regarded as the best center of the 1960s. ... The 1987-88 NHL season was the 71st season of the National Hockey League. ... The 1985-86 NHL season was the 69th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ...


Savard officially retired from professional hockey on June 26, 1997. On March 19, 1998, the Blackhawks retired his jersey number #18. Savard was also inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on November 13, 2000. Denis Savard had a cousin named Jean Savard who also played in the NHL. Despite the same last name and the same number (#18) as Serge Savard, the two are only distantly related. is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Hockey Hall of Fame logo The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is dedicated to the history of ice hockey with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with interactive activities. ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


Career Statistics

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1977-78 Montreal Juniors QMJHL 72 37 79 116 22 -- -- -- -- --
1978-79 Montreal Juniors QMJHL 70 46 112 158 88 11 5 6 11 46
1979-80 Montreal Juniors QMJHL 72 63 118 181 93 10 7 16 23 8
1980-81 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 76 28 47 75 47 3 0 0 0 0
1981-82 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 80 32 87 119 82 15 11 7 18 52
1982-83 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 78 35 86 121 99 13 8 9 17 22
1983-84 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 75 37 57 94 71 5 1 3 4 9
1984-85 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 79 38 67 105 56 15 9 20 29 20
1985-86 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 80 47 69 116 111 3 4 1 5 6
1986-87 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 70 40 50 90 108 4 1 0 1 12
1987-88 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 80 44 87 131 95 5 4 3 7 17
1988-89 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 58 23 59 82 110 16 8 11 19 10
1989-90 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 60 23 57 80 56 20 7 15 22 41
1990-91 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 28 31 59 52 13 2 11 13 35
1991-92 Montreal Canadiens NHL 77 28 42 70 73 11 3 9 12 8
1992-93 Montreal Canadiens NHL 63 16 34 50 90 14 0 5 5 4
1993-94 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 74 18 28 46 106 -- -- -- -- --
1994-95 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 31 6 11 17 10 -- -- -- -- --
1994-95 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 12 4 4 8 8 16 7 11 18 10
1995-96 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 69 13 35 48 102 10 1 2 3 8
1996-97 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 64 9 18 27 60 6 0 2 2 2
QMJHL Totals 214 146 309 455 203 21 12 22 34 54
NHL Totals 1196 473 865 1338 1336 169 66 109 175 256

The Montreal Juniors were a junior ice hockey team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League from 1975 to 1982. ... The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (French: la Ligue de hockey junior majeur du Québec, abbreviated QMJHL in English, LHJMQ in French) is one of the three Major Junior A Tier I hockey leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. ... The Montreal Juniors were a junior ice hockey team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League from 1975 to 1982. ... The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (French: la Ligue de hockey junior majeur du Québec, abbreviated QMJHL in English, LHJMQ in French) is one of the three Major Junior A Tier I hockey leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. ... The Montreal Juniors were a junior ice hockey team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League from 1975 to 1982. ... The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (French: la Ligue de hockey junior majeur du Québec, abbreviated QMJHL in English, LHJMQ in French) is one of the three Major Junior A Tier I hockey leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional mens hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional mens hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional mens hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida, USA. They are members of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... NHL redirects here. ... The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida, USA. They are members of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... NHL redirects here. ...

Coaching career

Shortly after his retirement as a player, Savard began a coaching career with the Blackhawks in December 1997. On November 27, 2006, Savard became the new head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks after Trent Yawney was fired mid-season. He was commended for leading a young Blackhawks team to within 3 points of a playoff berth during his second season as coach. The Hawks finished just once victory away from the the .500 mark in 2007-2008. For the band, see 1997 (band). ... is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Trent Yawney (Born: September 29, 1965 in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, Canada) is a retired hockey defenceman and a former head coach of the NHL Chicago Blackhawks. ...


Coaching Record

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
G W L OTL Pts Division Rank Result
CHI 2006-07 61 24 30 7 (71) 5th in Central Missed Playoffs
CHI 2007-08 82 40 34 8 88 3rd in Central Missed Playoffs
Total 143 64 64 15 143

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See also

This is a partial list of retired National Hockey League players. ... This is a list of all the members of the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Ontario. ... Hockey Hall of Fame logo The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is dedicated to the history of ice hockey with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with interactive activities. ... This is a list of NHL Statistical leaders. ... A list of National Hockey League seasons since inception of the league: 1917-18 | 1918-19 | 1919-20 | 1920-21 | 1921-22 | 1922-23 | 1923-24 | 1924-25 | 1925-26 | 1926-27 | 1927-28 | 1928-29 | 1929-30 | 1930-31 | 1931-32 | 1932-33 | 1933-34 | 1934-35 | 1935-36... The following is a list of ice hockey players who have scored 1000 points in the National Hockey League. ...

References

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Preceded by
Trent Yawney
Head Coaches of the Chicago Blackhawks
2006 – present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Bob Pulford
Head Coaches of the Chicago Blackhawks
1997–1998 (Co-coach)
Succeeded by
Brian Sutter
Preceded by
Darryl Sutter
Chicago Blackhawks captains
1988–89
Succeeded by
Dirk Graham
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Denis Joseph Savard (born February 4, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League from 1980 to 1997.
Savard was born in Pointe Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.
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