EHL South First All-Star Team (1973) George L. Davis Jr. Trophy (fewest goals against EHL) (1973) CHL First All-Star Team (1977) Terry Sawchuk Trophy (fewest goals against CHL) (1977) (tied with Gord McRae)
Signed as a free agent by Cleveland (WHA), August, 1972. Traded to St. Louis by Cleveland (WHA) for cash, August, 1974. Traded to Atlanta by St. Louis with Bob MacMillan, Dick Redmond and St. Louis' 2nd round choice (Mike Perovich) in 1979 Entry Draft for Phil Myre, Curt Bennett and Barry Gibbs, December 12, 1977. Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 8, 1979.
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