Missed remainder of 1995-96 due to concussion vs. Los Angeles, November 22, 1995. Missed majority of 1996-97 due to concussion vs. Washington, November 29, 1996. Missed remainder of 1997-98 due to concussion vs. Buffalo, November 22, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Boston, September 10, 1998.
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