WCHA Rookie of the Year (2001) WCHA First All-Star Team (2003) WCHA Player of the Year (2003) NCAA West First All-American Team (2003) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (2003)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, April 6, 2003.
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