ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues are adding Marc Savard as an assistant coach to the team.

We’ll work side-by-side with Head Coach Craig Berube. The two have a history together.

“I was fortunate to play with Marc during my career and I’m very familiar with his passion and acumen for the game,” said Blues Head Coach Craig Berube. “He was a tremendous player and possesses an elite offensive mind. His addition to our staff will be a great benefit to our players and the organization.”

Savard had a 13-year NHL career. He was drafted by the New York Rangers in the 1995 draft. Besides the Rangers, he played for the Calgary Flames, Atlanta Thrashers and Boston Bruins. Over his career, he racked up 706 points during 807 regular-season games.

Savard was a two-time All-Star and played in 25 postseason games.

His also is on the Stanley Cup… as a Boston Bruin from the 2011 season.

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