Blue Jackets send Savard to AHL Springfield

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned defenseman David Savard to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.

The 21-year-old Savard has two goals and seven assists with 16 penalty minutes in 26 games with the Blue Jackets this season. He also has three goals and 11 assists with 38 penalty minutes in 28 games with Springfield.

He was Columbus' third pick, 94th overall, in the 2009 draft.