Had one hit in 8:06 of ice time in his season debut at MIN (11/13)
Registered six hits in 7:30 of ice time vs. WPG (11/26)
Tallied his first point of the season (assist) vs. FLA (12/13)
Notched an assist and was a plus-1 vs. NYI (12/27)
Had an assist and was a plus-1 at TBL (1/9)
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