The 27-year-old Joudrey, signed as a free agent last summer after spending the previous five years in the Washington organization, has seven goals and eight assists in 42 games with Springfield this season. He was the Capitals' fifth pick and 249th overall in the 2003 draft.
Savard has five assists and 10 penalty minutes in 15 games with the Blue Jackets this season. Columbus' third pick and 94th overall in the 2009 draft, he also has three goals and 11 assists with Springfield.
It's really exciting. I'm pretty sure that when I play my first game I'm going to be emotional. To be back on the ice playing a game, being in game situations, with all the routines and rituals I do before games and during the game, I feel like I'm going to be emotional. I'm going to be really happy.
— Montreal Canadiens forward Tim Bozon on playing for the first time since his life-threaning illness