| 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
175 lb (80 kg)
|Teams|| Buffalo Sabres|
|Born|| January 23 1960,|
|Pro Career||1980 – 1991|
Jean-Francois "J.F." Sauvé (born January 23, 1960, in Sainte-Geneviève, Quebec) is a former professional ice hockey centre. He played in the National Hockey League with the Buffalo Sabres and Quebec Nordiques. He is the brother of former NHL goaltender Bob Sauvé and the uncle of current NHL goaltender Philippe Sauvé.
In his NHL career, Sauvé appeared in 290 games. He scored sixty-five goals and added 138 assists.
Sauve played junior hockey for the Trois Rivieres Draveurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He won the Jean Beliveau Trophy as the league leading scorer in 1978-79 and 1979-80, the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the playoff MVP in 1978-79, and the Frank J. Selke Memorial Trophy as the most sportsmanlike player in 1978-79 and 1979-80.
Sauve spent his last five active seasons in Europe before retiring in 1991.