It's still unclear whether or not Bruins center Marc Savard will skate again for the B's this season. What is clear, however, is that Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli is preparing for life without his veteran center.
Chiarelli sat down with Andy Brickley for the State of the Union on this week's Big Bad Bruins Show and spoke about what the team may do with the prospect of having to move Savard to long-term injured reserve being a "good possibility."
"We've built the team on three centers and moving Tyler [Seguin] in and out since Marc's been hurt," Chiarelli said. "It would be incumbent on us to try and upgrade the position because it's important and it'd be unfair a little bit to Tyler to have him carry the mail there."
Chiarelli said that the team would likely explore the idea of trading for more depth down the middle, but also added that the market for centers was "scarce." He also hinted that the team would toy with the idea of moving Blake Wheeler to center and exploring options on the wing. The recent callup of Zach Hamill is also another potential solution.
To hear more from Chiarelli on the Savard situation as well as the goaltending scenario and more, check out the video above.
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