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Marc Savard’s Player’s Tribune article is wonderful and heartbreaking

Marc Savard’s Player’s Tribune article is wonderful and heartbreaking

I’M NOT CRYING YOU’RE CRYING Time to relive the story of Marc Savard. A wonderful person and talent cut down before his prime. Only this time, it’s told by the man himself. He goes through what actually put him out of action for good, and it is harrowing. “I was sobbing. I remember my coach, Claude Julien, coming in and trying to console me. But I couldn’t be consoled. I knew I had just played my last game in the NHL. I kept thinking: “I have kids. I have a family to worry about. I’m only 33. What am I going to do? I can’t go through this pain again. I can’t go through...
Marc Savard says concussion was so serious he was considered suicidal

Marc Savard says concussion was so serious he was considered suicidal

At the age of 39, Marc Savard spent his final year listed on an NHL roster this season – on injured reserve with the New Jersey Devils, with his $4,021,429 salary cap hit meaningful only for accounting and cap reasons.Savard’s career as a hockey player ended Jan. 22, 2011, when a mild hit into the glass by Colorado defenseman Matt Hunwick inflicted one last devastating concussion for the Bruins star center.

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