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Denis Savard

Born:February 4, 1961Draft:1980 Blackhawks 3rd Overall
Hometown:Pointe Gatineau, QuebecPosition:C
Known For:Hall of FameShoots:Right
National Team:N/A

Denis Joseph Savard (born February 4, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1980 to 1997, and was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2000. In 2017 Savard was named one of the ‘100 Greatest NHL Players’ in history. He has also served as head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL, and now serves as an ambassador for the Blackhawks’ organization. Savard was born in Pointe Gatineau, Quebec.

Denis Savard Chicago Blackhawks
Denis Savard, Chicago Blackhawks, Dec. 1988 (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images)

Denis Savard Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
June 29, 1990Chicago Blackhawks LogoMontreal CanadiensSecond-Round Pick
(Michael Pomichter)
Chris Chelios
April 6, 1995Tampa Bay LightningChicago Blackhawks LogoSixth-Round Pick
(Xavier Delisle)

Deeper Dive


  • NHL All-Star Game — 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1996
  • NHL Second Team All-Star — 1983
  • Stanley Cup Champion — 1993