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Brian Savage

Brian Savage  #49

Left Wing
NUMBER: 49 BIRTHDATE: February 24, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Sudbury, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: MTL / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (171st overall)
CCHA First All-Star Team (1993) CCHA - Player of the Year (1993) NCAA West Second All-American Team (1993) Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to neck injury vs. Los Angeles, November 20, 1999. Traded to Phoenix by Montreal with Montreal's 3rd round choice (Matt Jones) in 2002 Entry Draft and future considerations for Sergei Berezin, January 25, 2002. Traded to St. Louis by Phoenix for future considerations, March 9, 2004. Claimed on waivers by Phoenix from St. Louis, June 29, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, September 15, 2005.
Quote of the Day

It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential