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It happened again Sunday in Pittsburgh.  You knew it would.  Late in the third period Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard caught the puck in the Penguins zone about ten feet inside the blue line and prepared to launch a shot toward the Pens goal when Matt Cooke interrupted the proceedings with a shoulder to the right side of Savard's head.  While Savard did get the shot off, it's likely that he doesn't remember.  It's doubtful he even remembers being in Pittsburgh at this moment.  Savard hit the ice limp and remained there for several minutes before being removed from the ice by city paramedics.  For reasons unknown he was not taken to a local hospital but back to the team hotel where he spent the night. What should be more amazing, but isn't considering that th ...

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