EHL North First All-Star Team (1973)
Signed as a free agent by Boston, September 12, 1968. Missed entire 1970-71 due to retina-reattachment surgery, July, 1970. Signed as a free agent by NY Raiders (WHA), September, 1972. Transferred to San Diego (WHA) after New York-Jersey (WHA) franchise relocated, April 30, 1974. Traded to Cincinnati (WHA) by San Diego (WHA) for Cincinnati's 3rd round choice (Mark Suzor) in 1976 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 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