Savard produced an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Stars. Savard's secondary helper on a Boone Jenner goal in the second period ended the former's 10-game point drought. The 30-year-old Savard isn't know for big scoring numbers. He has five helpers, 62 hits, 51 blocked shots and a minus-5 rating through 24 contests while working as a more defensive presence on the second pairing.
Savard (illness) will be back in the lineup against Chicago on Tuesday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports. Savard will step in for Michael Del Zotto, who sustained a lower-body injury. Savard hasn't scored a goal since March 2019, a stretch of 90 games without tickling the twine. As such, fantasy players probably shouldn't be banking on him contributing too often in the offensive end.
Savard is out of the lineup Saturday due to a non-COVID illness, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports. Gabriel Carlsson will slot in along the blue line in his place. Savard has been his usual rugged, stay-at-home self to begin the season, registering four assists, a minus-5 rating, 47 hits and 42 blocked shots through 18 games. Assuming his illness isn't serious, the 30-year-old will look to rejoin the lineup Tuesday against Chicago.
Savard notched a pair of assists and three hits in Sunday's 6-5 loss to the Hurricanes. Savard doubled his offensive output for the year with his two-assist performance Sunday. He's up to four helpers, 27 hits, 33 blocked shots and a minus-4 rating through 13 appearances. Fantasy managers shouldn't invest in Savard's talents for scoring, but he can help out in the physical categories in deeper formats.
Savard recorded an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Red Wings. Savard had the secondary helper on Boone Jenner's breakaway goal, helping to start the breakout from the defensive zone. The 30-year-old Savard has just the one assist to go with seven blocks and five hits in four contests. It's not all his fault -- the Blue Jackets have just eight goals as a team this season, which has suppressed offense throughout the lineup.
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