Regular Season Career as a Blue: 207GP, 62-73-135, 45 PIM
-7 SOG and 3 takeaways in the last three games of the series
-One of four players overall with two hat tricks this season (Tarasenko, Perry, Seguin)
-Tied a career high with an 8-game point streak (6-5-11) from Dec. 11 - Jan. 13, this reg. season
-Wears number 17 in remembrance of his sister Mandi, who passed away due to Leukemia in 2011
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