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by Paul on 01/22/11 at 06:54 PM ET
from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE,
Marc Savard got a scare last week when he was slammed into the boards during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but came out of the incident with only some recurring neck pain.
The 33-year-old center might not have been so lucky this time around as Savard had to be helped off the ice little more than three minutes into the second period against the Avalanche with what appeared to be a head injury.
Savard, who had been only a few months removed from post-concussion syndrome symptoms that wiped out his summer and the beginning of his season, took a hit to the head when he and Matt Hunwick collided in the corner going for a puck.
added 5:51pm, Julien says Savard will go back to Boston to be evaluated by team doctors.
added 7:27pm, video of the hit can be watched below…
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