Recorded an assist on Jan. 7 vs. DET... assisted on the overtime winner at SJS on Jan. 17... scored the Flames first goal on Jan. 31 vs. EDM... picked up an assist vs. SJS on Feb. 4... missed Feb. 9 at SJS with an illness... had an assist on Feb. 16 vs. BOS... missed Feb. 18 - Mar. 25 with a lower body injury... recorded an assist in his return at MIN on Mar. 27...
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2009)
Traded to Calgary by Buffalo with Chris Butler for Robyn Regehr, Ales Kotalik and Calgary's 2nd round choice (Jake McCabe) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 25, 2011.
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