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GM: Bruins may shut down Marc Savard

Updated: February 2, 2011, 12:36 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli admitted Monday night that there has already been an internal discussion of whether or not to shut down center Marc Savard for the remainder of the 2010-2011 season due to his fourth career concussion.

Before a final decision is made, however, Savard will be re-evaluated on Wednesday in Boston.

"There is a strong possibility [of shutting him down], but you have to take it step by step," Chiarelli said in a phone conversation ...

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