Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (AHL Sportsmanship) (2012)
Signed as a free agent by Albany (AHL), August 16, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 12, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 13, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 6, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Koln (Germany), July 18, 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