WEC-A All-Star Team (1962, 1969) Swedish Player of the Year (1963) Named Best Forward at WEC-A (1969)
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 1, 1964. Rights traded to Minnesota by NY Rangers for future considerations, June 8, 1967. Selected by New York (WHA) in WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972.
He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.
— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday