- ECAC First All-Star Team (1979)
- NCAA East First All-American Team (1979)
- 1980 U.S. Olympic Team
- WEC-B All-Star Team (1983)
- Traded to Boston by Atlanta for Boston's 2nd round choice (Steve Konroyd) in 1980 Entry Draft and Boston's 3rd round choice (Mike Vernon) in 1981 Entry Draft, June 2, 1980.
- Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, March 2, 1983.
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