Missed remainder of 2005-06 due to knee injury vs. Cleveland (AHL), November 27, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 12, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 14, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 22, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Augsburg (Germany), August 6, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Syracuse (AHL), August 11, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to injury vs. Binghamton (AHL), November 25, 2011.
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