Ken McKenzie Trophy (U.S.- Born Rookie of the Year IHL) (1998)
Signed as a free agent by Worcester (AHL), November 10, 2001. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 16, 2002. Claimed on waivers by Chicago from St. Louis, February 24, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Boston, August 23, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Hannover (Germany), June 19, 2006.
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