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Savard Joins Full Practice
Posted By Dan Rowinski On January 22, 2010 @ 12:21 pm In General | No Comments
WILMINGTON — The Bruins are working on some power play drills and some from the corner 2-on-1 drills today at Ristuccia as they try to forget Thursday’s painful upset at the hands of the Blue Jackets . Marc Savard  is on the ice wearing a red sweater and lightly participating in the session after a solo workout this morning.
“I felt great today,” Savard said. “I was only going to go out for a bit and ended up staying the whole way . . . We haven’t talked about [playing this weekend.] For now it is still next Friday. It is going to be up to the coaching staff and the training staff and how comfortable they are with it. I don’t have any pain and that is a good sign. I have the brace and felt solid out there.”
Other than that, the lines look like they are the same as last night. Marco Sturm , Steve Begin and Byron Bitz are not on the ice and Drew Larman is sticking around with the big club for at least one more day. Defenseman Andrew Ference  is also still on the inactive list.
“Just going day-by-day,” Larman said before the Columbus game. “I am looking to bring my best to the ice.”
For those who may not be familiar with Larman, this is how he describes his game: “Strong two-way player, very solid in the defensive zone and reliable. Strong on face offs, strong on the penalty kill, getting in the right lanes, having and active stick, chipping in offensively with the right timing of a goal,” Larman said.
Larman had seven shifts with 5:29 of ice time on Thursday and recorded one shot.
– Here are the lines by sweater color:
White: Michael Ryder , Trent Whitfield, Miroslav Satan
Red: Larman, Vladimir Sobotoka, Shawn Thornton , Savard
– The Bruins will wear their Winter Classic sweaters tomorrow for their matinee rematch against Ottawa. This will be the second of four times that Boston will wear the sweaters this year.
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 Blue Jackets: http://media.weei.com/hockey/columbus-blue-jackets.htm
 Marc Savard: http://media.weei.com/hockey/marc-savard.htm
 Marco Sturm: http://media.weei.com/hockey/marco-sturm.htm
 Andrew Ference: http://media.weei.com/hockey/andrew-ference.htm
 Patrice Bergeron: http://media.weei.com/hockey/patrice-bergeron.htm
 Mark Recchi: http://media.weei.com/hockey/mark-recchi.htm
 Daniel Paille: http://media.weei.com/hockey/daniel-paille.htm
 Michael Ryder: http://media.weei.com/hockey/michael-ryder.htm
 Blake Wheeler: http://media.weei.com/hockey/blake-wheeler.htm
 David Krejci: http://media.weei.com/hockey/david-krejci.htm
 Milan Lucic: http://media.weei.com/hockey/milan-lucic.htm
 Shawn Thornton: http://media.weei.com/hockey/shawn-thornton.htm
 Zdeno Chara: http://media.weei.com/hockey/zdeno-chara.htm
 Derek Morris: http://media.weei.com/hockey/derek-morris.htm
 Mark Stuart: http://media.weei.com/hockey/mark-stuart.htm
 Dennis Wideman: http://media.weei.com/hockey/dennis-wideman.htm
 Johnny Boychuk: http://media.weei.com/hockey/johnny-boychuk.htm
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