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Denis Savard

Denis Savard  #18

Center
NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: February 4, 1961
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Pointe Gatineau, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 175 DRAFTED: CHI / 1980 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
QMJHL - Rookie of the Year (1978) (shared with Normand Rochefort) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1980) QMJHL - MVP (1980) NHL Second All-Star Team (1983) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1996) Traded to Montreal by Chicago for Chris Chelios and Montreal's 2nd round choice (Michael Pomichter) in 1991 Entry Draft, June 29, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 29, 1993. Traded to Chicago by Tampa Bay for Chicago's 6th round choice (Xavier Delisle) in 1996 Entry Draft, April 6, 1995.
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A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery