Made his NHL debut on 2/19 vs. SJS, posting two hits in 9:19 of ice time
* Was recalled from Texas (AHL) on 2/18
* Ranked second on Texas with 23 assists and 36 points (13-23=36) in 50 games at time of recall
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