Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Stopped 22 shots and seven of eight shootout attempts to earn his first win of the season at CAR (10/14)
Named the game's second star after stopping 34 of 35 shots vs. FLA (10/17)
Made a season-high 43 saves in a win at WSH (11/22)
Got the win and named the game's first star after stopping 30 of 31 shots vs. MTL (11/28)
Stopped 41 of 44 shots and all five shootout attempts in a win at MTL (11/29)
Turned away all 34 shots to earn his first shutout of the season vs. LAK (12/9). It was his fourth career 1-0 shutout, making him the only goaltender in NHL history to record his first four shutouts in 1-0 wins.
Made 42 saves to earn the win vs. CGY (12/11)
* Made his Stars debut on 2/14 at COL, posting 26 saves
* Recorded 33 saves on 4/4 at NSH for his second win with the Stars
* Posted 23 saves on 4/6 at SJS for his second-straight win and his third with the Stars
* Notched 19 saves on 4/8 at ANA en route to his first shutout with the Stars
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