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Andre Savard

Andre Savard

Center
BIRTHDATE: September 2, 1953
BIRTHPLACE: Temiscamingue, QC, Canada
DRAFTED: BOS / 1973 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)
QJHL Second All-Star Team (1971) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1973) QMJHL MVP (1973) Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, June 11, 1976. Traded to Quebec by Buffalo with Tony McKegney, Jean-Francois Sauve and Buffalo's 3rd round choice (Iiro Jarvi) in 1983 Entry Draft for Real Cloutier and Quebec's 1st round choice (Adam Creighton) in 1983 Entry Draft, June 8, 1983.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday