Financial terms were not disclosed, but the contract reportedly is worth $2.6 million, according to multiple sources.
Savard, 23, was drafted by Columbus in the fourth round (No. 94) of the 2009 NHL Draft. In 70 games last season, the Quebec native scored five goals and 15 points with 28 penalty minutes. Savard had no goals and four assists in six Stanley Cup Playoff games.
In 105 NHL games, he has seven goals and 26 points.
Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
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