CCHA First All-Star Team (2008) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2008)
Traded to Columbus by Phoenix for Alexandre Picard, March 3, 2010. Traded to NY Rangers by Columbus for Dane Byers, November 11, 2010. Missed 2011-12 due to knee injury at NY Rangers training camp, September 20, 2011. Traded to Pittsburgh by NY Rangers for Benn Ferriero, January 24, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Linkopings (Sweden), June 28, 2013.
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