Originally created 01/24/04

Thrashers place Savard on injured reserve



ATLANTA -- Marc Savard was placed on injured reserve by the Atlanta Thrashers on Friday with a sprained knee ligament.

Savard has missed the past three games with the injury, and the move was retroactive to Jan. 15. Savard has 15 goals and 26 assists in 32 games.

The Thrashers recalled Brian Swanson from Chicago of the AHL.