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.
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets