Traded to Anaheim by San Jose with Nick Bonino and San Jose's 4th round choice (Andrew O"Brien) in 2012 Entry Draft for Travis Moen and Kent Huskins, March 4, 2009. Traded to New Jersey by Anaheim with Kurtis Foster for Rod Pelley, Mark Fraser and New Jersey's 7th round choice (Jaycob Megna) in 2012 Entry Draft, December 12, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Landshut (Germany), June 2, 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