Dryden's No. 29, Savard's No. 18 to be retired

Updated: September 13, 2006, 11:26 AM ET
Associated Press

MONTREAL -- Ken Dryden and Serge Savard will have their jerseys retired by the Montreal Canadiens this season.

Ken Dryden
Steve Babineau/WireImage.com Ken Dryden won the Vezina Trophy five times and was a member of six Stanley Cup championship teams.

According to Quebec television station RDS, the Canadiens will make the announcement during a news conference on Wednesday.

Dryden wore the No. 29 sweater from 1970 until his retirement in 1979. He won the Vezina Trophy five times as the league's top goaltender and was a member of six Stanley Cup championship teams.

In 397 NHL games, all with the Canadiens, Dryden was 258-57-74 with a 2.24 goals-against average.

Savard, who wore No. 18, had 100 goals and 312 assists in 917 games with the Habs from 1966-81. He was a part of eight Stanley Cups championships.

Dryden and Savard will become the 11th and 12th players to have their jerseys retired by the team.


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