Brother of Niklas
Claimed on waivers by Washington from Toronto, February 6, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 14, 2009. Loaned to Djurgarden (Sweden) by Calgary, October 11, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Cherepovets (KHL), April 20, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (KHL), May 10, 2012.
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