CCHA First All-Star Team (2003) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2003)
One of only three players (Rolly Huard, Dean Morton) to score a goal in his only NHL game. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August 15, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Langnau (Swiss), August 16, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), June 26, 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