-Appeared in 46 game this season with Manchester (AHL), recording 11 points (2-9=11), a plus-15 rating and 37 penalty minutes
-His two goals on the season are a career-best
-At the time of his recall, he ranked tied for 10th in the league in plus-minus...among team-leaders, ranked second in plus-minus among active players (led all team defensemen)
Last AHL Game:
-Registered four shots, Feb. 7 vs. Providence
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