Played in NHL All-Star Game (1971, 1972)
Traded to Chicago by Vancouver for Jerry Korab and Gary Smith, May 14, 1973. Traded to Pittsburgh by Chicago for Pittsburgh's 2nd round choice (Ken Solheim) in 1980 Entry Draft, October 9, 1978. Claimed by Pittsburgh as a fill-in during Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979.
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