Traded to Washington by Minnesota for Steve Maltais and Trent Klatt, June 21, 1991. Missed majority of 1990-91 and 1991-92 due to knee injury originally vs. Toronto, December 5, 1990. Claimed by Tampa Bay from Washington in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992. Traded to New Jersey by Tampa Bay with Danton Cole for Alexander Semak and Ben Hankinson, March 14, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 17, 1997. Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to knee injury vs. Anaheim, October 8, 1999.
That's today's game. That's one of the things you have to deal with when you're a championship team. Guys are going to earn more money based on their performance and what they've achieved, [and] deservedly so. [Saad] falls into that category.
— Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on Brandon Saad, who was traded by Chicago to the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason