BCHL First All-Star Team (1999) BCHL Interior Top Goaltender (1999) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2000) ECAC Rookie of the Year (2000) ECHL Second All-Star Team (2004)
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, June 9, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Louisiana (ECHL), October 1, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Adirondack (UHL) , July 23, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Providence (AHL) , March 24, 2006.
He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.
— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday