2015 Playoff Notes:
- Saw action in his first career NHL playoff game in Game Four, his second career NHL contest.
- Is the sixth youngest player in League history to play in a postseason game.
NHL Playoff Notes:
- 2015 will be his first career appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Additional Playoff/Championship Notes:
- Just the third player to appear in the Under-18 World Championship, World Junior Championship and World Championship all in the same year in 2014.
- Led the Swiss in points at both the 2014 Under-18 WC (4g-5a-9pts, 5gp) being named one of the nation's three best players, and World Juniors (1g-4a-5pts, 5gp) as the team's youngest member.
- Switzerland's youngest player at the 2014 WC by three years, posting three assists and a team-best 3+ rating while playing alongside Preds defenseman Roman Josi.
- Scored two goals in four games while playing in his second consecutive Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in 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