Marc Savard may be out long term

Updated: September 27, 2010, 1:04 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli acknowledged in a conference call with the media Sunday that center Marc Savard may be out longer than expected due to post-concussion syndrome and very well could start the season on long-term injury reserve.

Long-term injury reserve requires a player miss 10 games and 24 days prior to returning.

"He'll have to go through normal protocol and pass all the tests, and once he's through that, we'll bring him along slowly," Chiarelli told ...

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