Another game and another record has been broken for the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Blue Jackets now have a new all-time leader in blocked shots as defenseman David Savard passed Jack Johnson during the Blue Jackets game against the Washington Capitals.
Savard became the #CBJ all-time franchise leader in blocked shots tonight, picking up three in the game to push him to 766 in his #CBJ /NHL career. The previous leader was Jack Johnson (765). Savard is 1-of-5 NHL DMen to have at least 60 blocked shots and 57 hits this season.— CBJ Public Relations (@BlueJacketsPR) December 10, 2019
Savard is now at a total of 766 in blocked shots after passing Johnson, who was at 765. Savard has parts of nine seasons with the Blue Jackets and has played 518 games with the team. In addition to the shot-blocking record, Savard also leads the franchise in career plus/minus.
Savard has played in 30 games this year, putting up a total of four assists in those games. The Blue Jackets next play Thursday against the Pittsburgh Penguins in another Metropolitan Division showdown.
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