Traded to Kamloops (WHL) by Regina (WHL) with Ryan Annesley and Shon Jones-Perry for Gable Gross, Paul Eliot and Kyle Ladoruk, January 10, 2001. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to off-season ankle injury, August 20, 2001.
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