Selected by Edmonton (WHA) in 1973 WHA Amateur Draft, May, 1973. Traded to St. Louis by Los Angeles for cash, March 10, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Calgary (WHA) after being released by St. Louis, March, 1975.
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