What the Marc Savard Extension Means to the Boston Bruins’ Future

Posted: 2nd December 2009 by Ryan Pickard in NHL
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I guess I'm a little late to this one, as a couple of other writers have already penned articles about the Boston Bruins signing Marc Savard to a contract extension, so I decided to look at it in another way. The Bruins announced yesterday that they have signed star center Marc Savard to a seven-year extension worth a total of about $28.05 million. It's set up so he will make more money toward the beginning of the contract and less as the years go on. If Savard is still around at the end of his contract, he will be 39 years old, which is the obvious reason why he will be making much less, as he will have probably lost a step or two after seven more seasons. Savard will make $7 million in each of the first two seasons, then $6.5 million in the third year, and $5 million in the fourth y ...

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