BREAKING Marc Savard Officially Retires.

Published January 22, 2018 at 2:41 PM

Even though it's been almost 10 years since former Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard last played, the fan favourite officially announced his retirement today. 

Savard played 807 games in the NHL over 13 seasons and last played in 2010-11, when he had to step away from the game due to concussion related health issues. 

Like other NHLers, his contract was traded around even though he wasn't playing and found himself property of the Florida Panthers and New Jersey Devils over the last couple of years before his contract expired last summer. 

Savard is mostly recognized for his time with the Bruins but he also played for the New York Rangers, Calgary Flames and the Atlanta Thrashers after being drafted by the Rangers in 1995. He put up 207 goals and 499 assists during his 807 NHL Games played. 

He'll always be remembered for the miraculous goal he scored for the Bruins during the playoffs after being sidelined with a concussion. He got his name on the Stanley Cup after the Bruins beat the Vancouver Canucks. 

He released a statement through his Twitter account you can check out below:

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