2014-15: Had two shots and three hits on 11:21 TOI in NHL debut 1/16 vs. NYR... Recorded 4-7-11 and 58 PIM in 39 games with Springfield (AHL) at time of recall on 1/27.
2013-14: Ranked fifth on London (OHL) in goals Recorded career-high totals in goals (27) and points (51) during the regular season Recognized as the league s hardest worker by the OHL Western Conference Coaches Poll Represented Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championships.
Career: Won second straight OHL title with Knights in 2012-13, finished sixth on team in scoring (23-26-49) and T-1st in games played (68) Recorded first career OHL multi-goal game on 11/22/12 at Sarnia Played his rookie season in the OHL with London in 2011-12, posting five points in 19 playoff games to help the Knights win the J. Ross Robertson Cup as OHL champions.
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