Savard, who was taken third overall in the 1980 NHL draft, would begin his NHL career at the young age of 19, when he would score 75 points in 76 games at center, to go along with a plus/minus of +27 during the 1980-81 season.
Over his next seven seasons with the Blackhawks, Savard would not score less than 90 points. His high mark offensively came during the 1987-88 NHL season when he was credited with 131 points (44 goals and 87 assists).
For his career, Savard scored 1,338 points (473 goals and 865 assists) in 1,196 games played over seventeen NHL seasons. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2000.
Did you know.....Savard had three assists in his first NHL game with the Blackhawks?
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