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Bruins confirm Savard 7-year deal

12.01.09 at 6:07 pm ET

The Bruins issued a press release this evening formally announcing a seven-year contract extension for center Marc Savard. The team will hold a press conference tomorrow at 11:15 with GM Peter Chiarelli, coach Claude Julien and Savard to discuss the deal. Savard had told Monday that the contract extension was close to completion. “Hopefully we’re going to get it done because this is where I want to be,” said Savard at that time. The 32-year-old has led the team in scoring for each of the past three seasons.

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