Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 29, 1986. Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders for Toronto's 6th round choice (Pavel Gross) in 1988 Entry Draft, March 8, 1988. Traded to Buffalo by Toronto with Lou Franceschetti for Mike Foligno and Buffalo's 8th round choice (Tomas Kucharcik) in 1991 Entry Draft, December 17, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, October 27, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Washington, October 21, 1993.
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