"He's showing us he's on the right path. He's going to go back and play junior hockey this year, and that will help teach him all the little things about becoming a pro. All the little details matter and we've really been trying to stress that to Brandon and the rest of the guys the past two days." -- Blackhawks prospect coach Ted Dent
With 5 points in two games, he has been achieving that goal.
"I wanted to make a good impression like everyone else," Saad said. "I didn't expect to do poorly, but I guess I've been clicking more with my linemates (Jimmy Hayes and Phillip Danault) more than I expected."
Ted Dent, who is coaching the Blackhawks prospects here, agrees.
"I'm really happy with how quickly they have jelled," Dent said. "They have great chemistry."