Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Tony Savage
Defenceman Tony Savage played the 1934-35 season in the NHL with the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins. He was a gritty defender in his own end who could make a few plays on offense.

Born in Calgary, Alberta, Savage played junior with the hometown Canadians. In 1926-27 he turned pro with the Calgary Tigers of the Prairie Hockey League then moved on to the Can-Pro, PCHL, IAHL and North West leagues.

In 1934-35, Savage finally saw NHL duty during a 41-game stint with the Canadiens. He also played eight games for Boston then returned to the NWHL the next season. He returned to Western Canada to play senior hockey and retired in 1940 after spending a season with the Lethbridge Maple Leafs.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1925-26 Calgary Canadians CCJHL
1925-26 Calgary Canadians M-Cup 9 3 3 6 18
1926-27 Calgary Tigers PrHL 29 1 2 3 27 2 0 0 0 0
1927-28 Kitchener / London Can-Pro 32 1 4 5 59
1928-29 Kitchener Flying Dutchmen Can-Pro 37 8 1 9 33 3 0 0 0 4
1929-30 Seattle Eskimos PCHL 35 7 1 8 28
1930-31 Seattle Eskimos PCHL 33 11 5 16 83 4 2 0 2 10
1931-32 Syracuse Stars IHL 48 8 13 21 58
1932-33 Syracuse Stars IHL 35 9 6 15 75 6 1 2 3 8
1933-34 Calgary Tigers NWHL 29 9 12 21 48 5 3 1 4 4
1934-35 Boston Bruins NHL 8 0 0 0 2
1934-35 Montreal Canadiens NHL 41 1 5 6 4 2 0 0 0 0
1935-36 Calgary Tigers NWHL 34 22 17 39 45
1936-37
1937-38 Olds Elks ASHL 25 13 9 22 25 3 0 1 1 6
1938-39 Saskatoon Quakers SSHL 7 1 2 3 2
1939-40 Lethbridge Maple Leafs ASHL 5 0 2 2 2
NHL Totals 49 1 5 6 6 2 0 0 0 0


Traded to Kitchener (Can-Pro) by Calgary (PrHL) for cash, October 16, 1927. Traded to Seattle (PCHL) by Kitchener (Can-Pro) for cash, October 31, 1929. Traded to Montreal by Calgary (NWHL) for cash, October, 1934. Traded to Boston by Montreal for Tommy Filmore and cash, November 5, 1934. Traded to Montreal by Boston with $7,500 for Jack Portland, December 3, 1934.