Hockey East Second All-Star Team (1998) Hockey East First All-Star Team (1999) NCAA East Second All-American Team (1999)
Traded to Chicago by San Jose for Chicago's 5th round choice (Michael Pinc) in 2000 Entry Draft, August 23, 1999.
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