IHL Second All-Star Team (1960, 1961, 1967) George H. Wilkinson Trophy (Leading Scorer IHL) (1960) IHL First All-Star Team (1962) James Gatschene Memorial Trophy (MVP - IHL) (1965)
Traded to Des Moines (IHL) by Toledo (IHL) with Terry Kerr for John Annable, August, 1968. Traded to Toledo (IHL) by Des Moines (IHL) for Bob Regis, November, 1969. Traded to Greensboro (EHL) by Toledo (IHL) for cash, January, 1971.
He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.
— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday