Regular Season Career as a Blue: 513GP, 118-129-247, 162 PIM
-4th career multi-point playoff game (1-1-2) in Game 4, including a career-best +3 rating
-Became the first European and 10th forward overall in Blues history to appear in 500 games with the club on Mar. 15 at DAL
-Last season, posted a +10 in the reg. season, his best mark since a +19 rating during his rookie season in 2008-09
-Earned Silver Medal with Sweden at 2014 Olympics
NHL All-Rookie Team (2009)
Signed as a free agent by Vasteras (Sweden-2), September 18, 2012.
He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.
— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday