AHL First All-Star Team (1989) Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (AHL fewest goals against) (1989) (shared with Francois Gravel) Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award (AHL Outstanding Goaltender) (1989)
Traded to Edmonton by Montreal for cash, October 2, 1989.
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