2014-15: DND the last 8 games ... Snapped a 7-game scoreless stretch w/a goal 3/22 at TB ... Matched his career-high for goals in a game w/2 goals 3/8 vs DET ... 5 of his 6 goals on the season have come in his last 14 games ... Played his 500th NHL game 10/8 vs PHI ... Multi-pt gms: 1 Inj: 0 ... DND: 10
Tm Rec in Lineup: 35-24-12 ... Out: 6-3-1 ... w/G: 3-2-0 ... w/A: 4-3-0 ... w/Pt: 7-5-0 ... PP Pts: 0-0=0 ... GW Pts: 1-2=3
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