- Leads the team in takeaways (95) and faceoff percentage (53.3%).
- Ranks first among Avs forwards in average ice time (19:43).
- Named the NHL's Third Star of the Week for March 23-29 after leading the league with seven assists and eight points in four games.
- Had a career-high eight-game point streak from March 14-30.
- Led the team with 17 points (5g/12a) in March, his personal high for a single month.
- Equaled his career best with three points (1g/2a) on March 25 at Edmonton.
- Tied his career high with a three-game goal streak from March 14-20.
- Scored his fourth career short-handed goal on March 20 at Anaheim.
- Won a career-high 20 faceoffs on Feb. 18 vs. Los Angeles, winning 20-of-26 draws (76.9%).
- Appeared in his 400th NHL game on Feb. 12 vs. NY Rangers.
- Scored his fifth career OT goal on Dec. 31 vs. Philadelphia.
- His five OT winners rank fourth in franchise history behind Hejduk (9), Sakic (7), D Jones (6).
- Recorded his 200th NHL point with an assist on Nov. 6 vs. Toronto.
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy (2014)
Signed as a free agent by Magnitogorsk (KHL), December 7, 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