QMJHL First All-Star Team (1994, 1995) WJC-A All-Star Team (1995) Canadian Major Junior Most Sportsmanlike Player of the Year (1995) NHL All-Rookie Team (1996)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2002)
Missed majority of 2003-04 and 2005-06 seasons recovering from back injury suffered in game vs. Los Angeles, October 16, 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