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Savard to Participate in ‘100 Miles for Danny’

Denis Savard will skate this Sunday at the Barrington Ice Arena at 6pm alongside Nick Curley, a seven-year old Chicago hockey player, who’s skating 100 miles to help raise money and awareness for the Danny Did Foundation. The Foundation was created in honor of Danny Stanton who passed away at the age of 4 from Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP).

Where:
Barrington Ice Area
28205 W. Commercial Drive
Lake Barrington, IL 60010

When:
Sunday, August 19th from 6pm – 7pm

Please find the following links below and help Nick reach his goal of raising $25,000 for the Danny Did Foundation.

– Upcoming Schedule & how to make a donation

– Danny Did Foundation

– Facebook

– Recent Yahoo Article

Denis Savard: Blood, Sweat and Cheers

In the edition of the “Blood, Sweat and Cheers” series created by ChicagoBlackhawks.com, “The Great One” Wayne Gretzky talks about his many, many matchups against Denis Savard and the Blackhawks.

Denis Savard and I are seeing more of each other now than when we played, which is natural. In the National Hockey League, you see each other on game nights, and you never really socialize. You’re cordial if you talk at all, and there’s a respect factor. But you don’t really hang out until you’re done, which we both are now. I’ve had the same kind of relationship with Mario Lemieux since we retired.

Denis has been good enough to come to my fantasy camp the last few years. It’s every February in Las Vegas for five days, and it’s part of my charity foundation. A bunch of former players come out and we have a ball. We’ve even had Mike Keenan out there to coach. Just to make us feel at home, he throws a tantrum every once in a while.

To read the full article by Wayne Gretzky please click here.

Savard Charity Golf Outing Video Recap

Stan Mikita was honored at the third annual Denis Savard Charity Golf Outing. Below is a video recap of the event from BlackhawksTV.

To view the photo gallery please click here.

To learn more about the event please click here.

25th Annual Chicago Blackhawk Charity Golf Outing

The Blackhawks Alumni Association met for their 25th Annual Charity Golf Outing. Denis Savard was one of the many who attended the event to help raise money for Chicago Blackhawks Charities. To learn more about the Chicago Blackhawk Charities, please click here.

Watch a recap of the event below:

The 3rd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic Announced

The Denis Savard Foundation is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic. The Golf Classic will be honoring Chicago Blackhawk Hall of Famer #21 Stan Mikita. The event will take place Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at Edgewood Valley Country Club which is located at 7500 S. Willow Spring Road in La Grange, IL.

Pricing:
-Celebrity Sponsorship is $10,000 and includes foursome with celebrity, lunch and dinner.
-Dinner Sponsorship is $1,500 and includes dinner for two at the event.

To reserve a foursome or dinner:
Call Anything’s Possible Events at (708) 450-1710 or email Francie Portrey at francie@apevents.org

Below are a few shots from the 2nd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic:

The Dinner Hall

Denis with a great shot

Some of the items up for auction

Video highlights from last years Golf Classic:

The Celebrity Golf Classic will benefit the charities shown below:


To learn more about each charity, please click the links listed below:

Blackhawk Alumni Association

Chicago Blackhawk Charities

LYDIA Home Association

U.S.O of Illinois

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland Northwest Indiana

For tickets or more information call Anything’s Possible Events at (708) 450-1710 or email Francie Portrey at francie@apevents.org.

The 25 Most Natural Goal Scorers in NHL History

Denis Savard was listed as one of the 25 Most Natural Goal Scorers in NHL History by Bleachereport.com. Denis finished his career with 473 goals in 1,196 games and had at least 30 goals in seven consecutive seasons (1981-82 through 1987-88). To see the other 24 NHL athletes on the list please read the full article here.

 

Denis Savard: A Brief Look Back

Denis Savard was one of the most dynamic players to ever lace up the skates. He was drafted in the first round, 3rd overall, in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. He began his career during the 1980–81 NHL season in which he had three assists in his first game. He then went on to score 75 points as a rookie. That was just the start.  Take a look at the video below to see some of his highlights:

 

Denis to Appear on Comcast 12/21

Denis Savard will join the Comcast team on Wednesday 12/21 for pregrame and intermission coverage during the Chicago Blackhawks game.  The Blackhawks look to extend their league leading point total as they take on the Montreal Canadiens at the United Center.  Make sure to tune in!

Sale At Savard18.com!

The Denis Savard Online store has items up to 25% off this season! A portion of all proceeds from the Savard18.com store go to The Denis Savard Foundation. The four items that are currently available are listed below:

Denis Savard Autographed Jersey

Denis Savard Autographed Jersey

Sale Price: $149.99View Item

Licensed Reebok replica Denis Savard Blackhawks Jersey (Red) with official embroidery and Alternate Captain lettering “A”.  Autographed by Denis with signature, #18 and H.O.F. 2000. Includes Certificate of Authenticity from Denis Savard Enterprises.

Customization available: Customize your autographed jersey for an extra $50 by selecting “Custom” in the “Autograph” drop down.

Denis Savard Autographed Puck

Sale Price: $24.99View Item

Autographed Denis Savard official weight Chicago Blackhawks hockey puck  Signed by Denis with signature, #18 and H.O.F 2000. Includes Certificate of Authenticity from Denis Savard Enterprises.

Customization available: Customize your autographed puck for an extra $20 by selecting “Custom” in the “Autograph” drop down.

Denis Savard Autographed 8 X 10 Photo 1

Sale Price: $14.99View Item

Authentic Denis Savard autographed 8” x 10” photo. Signed by Denis with signature, #18 and H.O.F 2000. Includes Certificate of Authenticity from Denis Savard Enterprises.

Customization available: Customize your autographed photo for an extra $20 by selecting “Custom” in the “Autograph” drop down.

Denis Savard Autographed 8 X 10 Photo 2

Sale Price: $14.99 View Item

Authentic Denis Savard autographed 8” x 10” photo. Signed by Denis with signature, #18 and H.O.F 2000. Includes Certificate of Authenticity from Denis Savard Enterprises.

Customization available: Customize your autographed photo for an extra $20 by selecting “Custom” in the “Autograph” drop down.

Denis Savard Foundation

If you have any questions or comments about the items above, or a past purchase, please feel free to Contact Us.

Denis Savard’s Interview on Patrick Kane

“Watching Patrick Kane in action is one of the biggest thrills you can have watching hockey. There are plays he makes, even playing the game as long as I did and watching as many games as I have, that make me say, “How did he do that one?” He’s just fun to watch, simple as that. I absolutely enjoy going to games and watching him play; 20,000 fans at the United Center would agree with me.

People often say that Patrick and I play the game the same way, and that’s true, but in some ways I think playing today is a little harder. It’s not that in our day we weren’t good players, but today the guys on the ice are so much faster, stronger and bigger. Patrick is the same size I was in my playing days, but he still makes it look easy at times, even with a stiffer level of competition.”

Denis Savard

Read the full article at chicagoblackhawks.com.