Hockey East First All-Star Team (2004) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2004) AHL All-Rookie Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, November 28, 2005. Traded to Vancouver by Anaheim for Jason King and future considerations, June 23, 2007. Traded to Ottawa by Vancouver for Lawrence Nycholat, September 2, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 7, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), May 22, 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