Traded to Vancouver by St. Louis for Francois-Pierre Guenette, August 1, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 15, 2009. Signed as a free agent b Hamilton (AHL), Septemeber 10, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Adirondack (AHL), July 3, 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