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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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I first met him when I was 19 years old and he coached me for 13 consecutive years. I don't know how many athletes who have had that pleasure. Al Arbour was a man that left us not only feeling like champions, but left us with a lot of great memories that we can carry on through life.

— Islanders Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin on former coach Al Arbour, who passed away Friday at the age of 82