Savard will boost Bruins

His return for Round 2 makes Boston a very dangerous opponent

Updated: April 27, 2010, 12:23 PM ET
By Matt Kalman | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- He's so close, the Bruins can taste it.

Well, at least they can hear it.

After all, even though he's more than six weeks removed from his last game action, center Marc Savard can't ever keep quiet around his brethren in black and gold. Since he started practicing again, he has been around his ''boys'' and has made sure to stay in their ears about their focus and determination.

And now the Bruins, who have been without their star playmaker since a Grade 2 concussion ...

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