Logged 5:31 of time on ice, 1 hit and 5 penalty minutes in his NHL debut Dec. 13 at CBJ.
Recalled from WBS on Jan. 20.
Has been plus or even in 10 of 11 career games.
Recorded a career-high 9:17 of TOI Dec. 15 vs. TB.
Had a career-high 3 shots Dec. 27 vs. WAS.
Had 4 points (1G-3A) in 27 games with WBS upon recall.
Was 2nd on WBS with 117 penalty minutes upon recall.
Tied a career high with 2 assists Nov. 21 at Albany.
His 2-assist game Nov. 21 was the 6th multi-point effort of his AHL career (first of 2014-15).
Established career high's in goals (7) and points (14) with WBS during the 2013-14 campaign.
Played 4 collegiate seasons with Brown University from 2008-12, where he recorded 54 points (23G-31A) and 128 penalty minutes in 129 career games.
Served as an alternate captain his senior season with Brown.
HIGHS: G: 0 A: 0 P: 0
Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 6, 2013.
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