Missed majority of 1990-91 due to neck injury vs. Sudbury (OHL), December 4, 1990. Awarded to Dallas from Toronto with Peter Zezel as compensation for Toronto's signing of free agent Mike Craig, August 10, 1994. Traded to Columbus by Dallas for Columbus' 2nd round choice (Loui Eriksson) in 2003 Entry Draft, August 29, 2001. Traded to New Jersey by Columbus for New Jersey's 4th round choice (later traded to Carolina later traded to Calgary Calgary selected Kristopher Hogg) in 2004 Entry Draft, March 10, 2003.
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