Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2005)
Missed majority of 2001-02 due to shoulder surgery, December 12, 2001. Traded to NY Rangers by Columbus with Nikolai Zherdev for Fedor Tyutin and Christian Backman, July 2, 2008. Traded to Minnesota by NY Rangers for Erik Reitz, January 29, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Syracuse (AHL), October 6, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Geneve-Servette (Swiss), October 3, 2010.
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