WHL West Second All-Star Team (1995)
Signed as a free agent by Utah (IHL) with Montreal retaining NHL rights, October 15, 1999. Signed as a free agent by St. John's (AHL) following release by Utah (IHL) with Montreal retaining NHL rights, November 12, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Idaho (WCHL), September 26, 2001. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to neck injury vs. Colorado (WCHL), March 19, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Cincinnati (ECHL), August 22, 2002.
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