Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, September 26, 1925. Traded to Mtl. Maroons by Pittsburgh for cash, September, 1929. Refused to report and sat out entire season. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh (IHL), November 20, 1930.
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