Hall of Famer arrested in September, charged

11/22/2004 - Montreal Canadiens

MONTREAL -- Hockey Hall of Famer Serge Savard pleaded not
guilty Monday to two charges of drunk driving.
The former Montreal Canadiens star was arrested in September on
suspicion of drunk driving after he was allegedly involved in two
separate accidents. He is due back in court in March.
Savard played 17 seasons in the NHL from 1966 to 1983, 15 of them
with the Canadiens. He won eight Stanley Cup championships with
Montreal and teamed with Larry Robinson and Guy Lapointe to form
one of the most heralded defensive trios in league history.
In 1969, he became the first defenseman to win the Conn Smythe
Trophy as the most valuable player of the playoffs.
After retiring as a player, Savard became Montreal's general
manager, helping the Canadiens win the Stanley Cup in 1986 and