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Brandon Saad | Winger

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (21) / 10/27/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 202
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Brandon Saad had two assists in Chicago's 4-3 overtime loss on Saturday.
Saad is now on a three-game point streak, dating back to the regular season. He has three assists in Chicago's first two playoff contests. Apr 20 - 9:37 AM
Source: CSN Chicago

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Brandon Saad will draw back into the Blackhawks' lineup on Wednesday.

Saad spent Sunday's game in the press box, but Chicago still has high hopes for him. "He's a big part of our team; I liked how he practiced today," Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said on Tuesday. "He gives us a lot of intangibles. He brings skill to our lineup, has speed, he's dangerous off the rush, and heavy in the puck area. We can use him on both sides of the ice. He'll be useful as we go along here and it's one game, so let's move on and be excited about tomorrow's game." Saad has 45 points and 20 penalty minutes in 75 games in 2013-14.
Source: CSN Chicago
Apr 8 - 3:21 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks decided to make Brandon Saad a healthy scratch heading into Sunday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

Despite the promise, he has just one assist and an ugly -6 rating in his last seven games, so it makes sense that the 'Hawks decided to leave him in a suit today.
Apr 6 - 12:24 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks decided to make Brandon Saad a healthy scratch heading into Sunday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

Despite the promise, he has just one assist and an ugly -6 rating in his last seven games, so it makes sense that the 'Hawks decided to leave him in a suit today.
Apr 6 - 12:21 PM

Brandon Saad has taken it upon himself to help out Chicago newcomer Teuvo Teravainen.

"Any questions he has, I'm young, but I've been through it," said Saad. "Rooming with him is definitely going to help out, especially playing on the same line to get some of that chemistry off the ice." Saad is only 21 years of age but he already has 119 games of NHL experience under his belt.
Mar 28 - 9:22 AM

Chicago Blackhawks winger Brandon Saad will make his return on Sunday as they face the Nashville Predators.

While Saad is back, the Blackhawks will be without Michal Rozsival and Bryan Bickell won't play tonight.
Mar 23 - 6:40 PM

There is a possibility Brandon Saad could return to action Sunday against Nashville.

He has missed the Hawks' last three games with an upper-body injury but it remains to be seen if he will be recovered in time to play Sunday night at the United Center. Consider Saad day-to-day for now.
Mar 22 - 12:20 PM

Brandon Saad (upper body) is out Wednesday night.

This will be Saad's second straight game on the sidelines. Chicago is hoping that Saad will be able to return on Friday instead.
Mar 19 - 6:44 PM

Brandon Saad (upper body) might be available for Wednesday's game against St. Louis.

Saad won't play Philadelphia on Tuesday though. He has 19 goals and 44 points in 68 games this season.
Mar 18 - 12:33 PM

Brandon Saad (upper body) didn't travel with his teammates to Philadelphia.

He's unlikely to play Tuesday night against the Flyers as a result. Saad sustained an upper-body injury in Sunday's game Detroit, but coach Joel Quenneville didn't think the ailment was "too serious."
Mar 18 - 8:59 AM

Brandon Saad sustained an upper-body injury during Sunday's game.

Saad couldn't complete the contest as a result. He "seemed all right" following the contest, according to Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, but Saad still needs to be re-evaluated.
Source: CSN Chicago
Mar 17 - 8:45 AM

Brandon Saad will apparently stay on Chicago's top line even after Marian Hossa returns from an upper-body injury.

Saad and Jonathan Toews have exhibited excellent chemsitry and Chicago coach Joel Quenneville has indicated that when Hossa returns he will play the three of them together and move Patrick Sharp permantly to a line with Patrick Kane and Michal Handzus. The latter unit had tremendous success last season. "[Saad is] a big-bodied guy, kind of like Jonny — strong on the puck," Quenneville said. "They have a lot of similar traits, but their strength and controlling and containing and sustaining pucks is as good as there is in the game." High praise for Saad and great news for Saad owners.
Mar 15 - 12:07 PM

Brandon Saad registered seven shots and scored his 19th goal in Wednesday's loss to Colorado.

He has one goal and three helpers in five games this month. Saad is enjoying a strong season in 2013-14 with 44 points and a plus-29 rating in 66 games.
Mar 13 - 11:25 AM

Brandon Saad will play alongside Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp with Marian Hossa injured.

Hossa will miss two to three weeks with an upper-body injury. Saad moved up to the line when Hossa got hurt on Saturday and he'll stay there for now. He has 18 goals and 41 points, along with a plus-27 rating, in 62 games this season.
Mar 4 - 9:36 AM

Brandon Saad scored for Chicago in its 2-1 shootout loss to the Sharks on Saturday night.

Saad scored on a power play in the third period, tying the game up at 1. He now has points in three consecutive games. Overall, he has 18 goals, 40 points and plus-22 rating. Kris Versteeg and Marian Hossa set up the marker.
Feb 2 - 1:29 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Toews
2Andrew Shaw
3Michal Handzus
4Marcus Kruger
5Joakim Nordstrom
6Peter Regin
LW1Patrick Sharp
2Brandon Saad
3Bryan Bickell
4Brandon Bollig
RW1Patrick Kane
2Marian Hossa
3Kris Versteeg
4Ben Smith
5Jeremy Morin
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Niklas Hjalmarsson
4Nick Leddy
5Johnny Oduya
6Michal Rozsival
7Sheldon Brookbank
8David Rundblad
G1Corey Crawford
2Nikolai Khabibulin
3Antti Raanta
4Mac Carruth