Rights traded to Anaheim by Ottawa with Ted Drury for Jason York and Shaun Van Allen, October 1, 1996. Traded to Nashville by Anaheim with Chris Mason for Dominic Roussel, October 5, 1998. Traded to Toronto by Nashville for D.J. Smith and Marty Wilford, March 1, 2002. Officially announced his retirement, August 18, 2007.
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