Registered four PIM vs. PIT (2/25) ... Logged 11:51 of ice time at PHI (2/22) ... Recalled from Hershey (AHL) on 2/21 ... Made his season debut vs. ANA (2/6) ... Recalled from Hershey (AHL) on Feb. 4 ... Re-assigned to Hershey (AHL) on Feb. 1 ... Served as a healthy extra in six games (1/27-1/31, 2/5, 2/21, 2/27) ... Recalled from Hershey (AHL) on Jan. 27 ... Recorded 12 points (two goals, 10 assists) and 33 penalty minutes in 40 games with Hershey (AHL) this season
Signed as a free agent by Washington, March 27, 2012.
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