OHL Second All-Star Team (2007) OHL First All-Star Team (2008) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2008)
Claimed on waivers by Winnipeg from Phoenix, October 6, 2011. Claimed on waivers by Phoenix from Winnipeg, October 27, 2011. Suffered cardiac arrest while playing in a pick-up hockey game, July 2, 2012. Officially announced his retirement, October 9, 2012.
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