Brandon Saad and Chicago never got close to agreeing to terms before he was traded to Columbus.
Brandon Saad has been traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Restricted free agent Brandon Saad and the Blackhawks have had solid contract negotiations to date.
Brandon Saad of the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks can become a restricted free agent July 1, but don't expect that to happen.
Brandon Saad netted the game-winning goal for the Blackhawks in their 2-1 triumph in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Lightning on Wednesday night.
Brandon Saad found the back of the net in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Brandon Saad skated with Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final.
Brandon Saad scored a goal and added two assists in Saturday's 5-4 double-overtime win over Anaheim in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final.
Brandon Saad considers Game 4 on Saturday to be a "must win."
Brandon Saad kicked Game One against the Minnesota Wild with a beautiful goal just 75 seconds in on Friday night. Chicago would go on to win the game 4-3 and now leads the series 1-0.
Brandon Saad scored for a second straight game in Tuesday's 3-2 triple overtime win over Nashville.
Brandon Saad got his first goal of the playoffs on Sunday and it held up as the game winner a 4-2 triumph over Nashville.
Brandon Saad scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 6-2 win over San Jose.
Brandon Saad was the first Blackhawk to fill the giant void left by injured teammate Patrick Kane, notching a goal and an assist in Chicago's 3-0 win over Florida on Thursday.