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Brandon Saad | Winger | #20

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (24) / 10/27/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 206
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (43) / CHI
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Brandon Saad has reached the 40-point mark.
Saad accomplished that by registering an assist in Columbus' 5-2 win over Toronto on Wednesday. At this rate there's a fair chance that he'll surpass his career-high of 53, which was established last season. Feb 16 - 4:29 AM

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The Columbus Blue Jackets were blanked by the Vancouver Canucks in a 3-0 loss on Thursday.

Saad and Atkinson led the way for the Blue Jackets with four shots a piece but neither of them could beat Miller who looked really sharp tonight. The Blue Jackets have now lost five of their last seven games and need some work if they'd like to get back to their early season form. They'll look to bounce back on Saturday in Detroit.
Feb 9 - 10:25 PM

Brandon Saad found the back of the net in Thursday's 4-3 loss to Nashville.

Saad ended his seven-game point drought. He has 16 goals and 35 points in 48 contests this season.
Jan 27 - 10:02 AM

Brandon Saad had two assists Saturday as he ran his points streak to five games.

Saad has been a stud this season with 14 goals and 32 points in 35 games. The forward, who was a great acquisition from Chicago in the summer of 2015, has 10 goals and 20 points in his last 20 games. He is a must-own as he potted 31 goals last season so there is a track record.
Jan 1 - 8:44 AM

Brandon Saad extended his point streak to four games with a goal during Thursday's 5-3 win over the Jets.

Saad now has three goals and five points during the streak. He has 14 goals and 30 points in 34 games this season.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 02:44:00 AM

Brandon Saad had the game-winning goal Friday against Montreal.

He gave the Blue Jackets a 2-0 lead early in the second period and the Blue Jackets held on for their 12th straight victory. Saad has scored seven of his 13 goals in the last 11 games.
Sat, Dec 24, 2016 10:42:00 AM

Brandon Saad is on fire.

Saad picked up a pair of goals during Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Canucks, giving him four goals over his last four games. He's now up to 14 goals and 25 points in 29 games this season.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 08:45:00 PM

Brandon Saad managed to put nine shots on goal Saturday.

The Blue Jackets pummeled Mike Smith in the Arizona net with 60 shots but managed to get just two past him in regulation and overtime before prevailing in the shootout. Saad did not score but had one assist and now has seven goals and 20 points in 22 games. He is a must start.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 06:12:00 AM

Brandon Saad scored and added an assist in the Blue Jackets 3-2 win at Colorado on Thursday.

Saad is hot with three goals in his last four games and now has seven on the campaign. He has 19 points in 22 games. Boone Jenner scored the game-winning goal while Nick Foligno chipped in with his ninth. Colorado as a team out shot the Avalanche 37-20 in the game.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 12:28:00 AM

Brandon Saad scored at the 12:50 minute mark of the third period to tie the Florida Panthers, but a shootout in overtime handed the Blue Jackets a 2-1 loss Saturday night.

Saad also scored Friday night against the Lightning, giving him goals in back-to-back games for the first time this season. On the strength of six goals and 11 assists, he increased his points’ total to 17 in 20 games.
Sun, Nov 27, 2016 12:40:00 AM

Brandon Saad scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 5-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Saad picked up the primary assist on Alexander Wenneberg's first period goal. Saad's third period goal gave the Jackets a 4-3 lead with just under 15 minutes remaining in regulation. The 24-year-old has five goals and 11 assists in 19 games this season. Nick Foligno, Josh Anderson and Cam Atkinson also scored for the Jackets tonight.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016 11:02:00 PM

Brandon Saad scored a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Anaheim Ducks.

There was talk of Saad being a healthy scratch this morning, but Columbus decided against it and it was ultimately the right choice. Saad's first period goal gave the Jackets a 2-0 lead. He also picked up an assist on Zach Werenski's game-winning goal. The 24-year-old now has four goals and 10 points in 11 games.
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 10:58:00 PM

Brandon Saad will be in the lineup on Wednesday.

That might sound obvious and on other days it would have been, but Saad was in danger of being a healthy scratch after a rough showing on Sunday. Saad practiced on the fourth line on Monday and didn't have a clear role Tuesday morning, but now it looks like he'll end up playing with Alexander Wennberg and Nick Foligno.
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 01:23:00 PM

It's entirely possible that Brandon Saad will be a healthy scratch on Wednesday.

Saad didn't participate in the power-play drills during Tuesday's practice and was a fill-in for Cam Atkinson on a line with Brandon Dubinsky and Boone Jenner. Atkinson is still expected to play on Wednesday, so that raises questions about if Saad has a role with the team for that game. This comes after Saad practiced as a fourth liner on Monday. If Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella scratches Saad on Wednesday, it will be sending a message after Saad's rough performance on Saturday.
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 09:48:00 AM

Brandon Saad registered two assists in a 3-2 overtime victory Tuesday night.

That extended Saad's point streak to four games. He's recorded three goals and seven points in eight contests this season.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 08:57:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Brandon Dubinsky
2Alexander Wennberg
3William Karlsson
4Lukas Sedlak
LW1Boone Jenner
2Brandon Saad
3Scott Hartnell
4Matt Calvert
5Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Nick Foligno
3Sam Gagner
4Josh Anderson
5Oliver Bjorkstrand
6David Clarkson
D1Seth Jones
2Ryan Murray
3Jack Johnson
4Zach Werenski
5David Savard
6Dalton Prout
7Scott Harrington
8Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo