Regular Season Career as a Blue: 75GP, 14-30-44, 48 PIM
-Ranks 4th overall with a 60% faceoff win percentage this postseason
-On Nov. 11 vs. BUF, he scored the first natural hat-trick by a Blue since Al MacInnis (Oct. 12, 1998 vs. NYR)
-Named the NHL's First Star for the week ending Nov. 16
-Led KHL's Sibir with 44 points in 2013-14 and 46 in 2012-13...Appeared in consecutive KHL All-Star games in 2013 and 2014
-Earned an a bronze medal with Finland at the 2014 Olympics and a silver at the 2014 World Championships
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