Columbus Blue Jackets Make David Savard Healthy Scratch Amidst Trade Talk
Now that it isn’t looking likely the Nashville Predators will move Ekholm this year, Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard has become the bell of the ball so to speak.
Multiple teams are calling the Blue Jackets about David Savard and to protect what seems to be their most valuable asset ahead of the NHL trade deadline on April 12th the team has opted to sit David Savard from all upcoming games as they work to get a deal done.
Blue Jackets opting to protect one of the most sought-after players on the trade market ahead of Monday’s deadline.
— Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) April 8, 2021
The Tampa Bay Lightning, Winnipeg Jets, Carolina Hurricanes and Colorado Avalanche are among teams interested in the 30 year old defensman who is set to become a UFA this off season.
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