Played in NHL All-Star Game (1981)
Selected by Edmonton (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1974. WHA rights traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) for cash, July, 1975. Traded to Minnesota by Philadelphia for the rights to Paul Guay and Minnesota's 3rd round choice (Darryl Gilmour) in 1985 Entry Draft, February 23, 1984.
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