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Denis Savard sparked Blackhawks revival in 1980s

An undersized center with dazzling moves sparked the Blackhawks revival in 1980s. Denis Savard scored better than a point-per-game for his career. Watch this video created by the National Hockey League that showcases Savard’s incredible career.

A Historic Look Back

Denis Savard is one of the most celebrated hockey players to lace up the skates. In 1980 he was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks 3rd overall and tallied 75 points in his rookie season. He quickly rose to the top of the NHL as a superstar with the Blackhawks. After 10 seasons in Chicago he was traded to his hometown Montreal Canadiens where he won a Stanley Cup in 1993.

Known for the “Spin-o-rama,” Denis became one of the most popular and electrifying players to watch in the National Hockey League. At the end of his storied career, Savard played in 1,196 NHL games and amassed 473 goals and 865 assists, totaling 1338 points. Denis was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on November 13, 2000.

In the video below, Denis talks about his storied career and what is most important to him.

Did You See That?

NHL.com recently posted one of Denis Savard’s highlight reel goals, a spin-o-rama from the 1990 season against the Detroit Red Wings, while he was playing for the Montreal Canadiens.  Enjoy.

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A Look Back: The Amazing Denis Savard

BlackhawksTV takes us back in time with highlights of the Hall of Famer Denis Savard. Take a look at the footage and see for yourself why he is one of the greatest to ever lace up the skates.

Denis Savard Flashback: Hall of Fame Video

Check out this archived video from the 2000 Hockey Hall of Fame induction broadcasted by TSN. Denis Savard was inducted into the Hall of Fame on November 13, 2000 after an illustrious 17 year NHL career.

Read more about Denis Savard’s Hall of Fame Career Here.

    One Of The Greatest Goals Of All Time

    Denis Savard talks about his highlight-reel goal against the Edmonton Oilers. The goal is still replayed in highlight videos today as one of the greatest goals ever scored in NHL history.

    Unbelievable! Denis Savard in ’88

    NHL.com has been taking a look back at some of the most memorable goals, dekes, and saves in NHL history. Below is an unbelievable goal from Denis Savard against the Edmonton Oilers in 1988, enjoy.

    Video Flashback: Denis Savard Commercial

    Check out this Coca Cola commercial in from 1990.  The commercial was shot when Denis played for the Montreal Canadiens and highlights his return to Montreal, where he played most of his youth hockey.

    Power Play Tips: Denis Savard Video Flashback

    Enjoy this vintage video of Hockey Hall of Famer, Denis Savard, giving some coaching advice and power play tips with Steve Shutt. The video was created while Denis was playing for the Montreal Canadiens.

    Savard Playoff Fan Video

    The 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs are upon us.  Check out this awesome playoff-themed fan video featuring one of Savard’s greatest goals of his career.