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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 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