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Brandon Saad | Winger | #20

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (23) / 10/27/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 202
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (43) / CHI
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Brandon Saad ended his season white hot.
Saad picked up a goal and and an assist during Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over Chicago, giving him 31 goals and 53 points in 78 games. He ended the season with a three game point streak, and points in four of five with six goals and eight points over that span. Apr 9 - 11:03 PM

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Brandon Saad scored a goal and registered an assist in Columbus' 5-1 victory over Toronto.

Saad is certainly ending the season on a high note as he has five goals and six points in his last four contests. That brings him up to 29 goals and 50 points in 76 games this season. Not much has gone right for Columbus, but Saad has had a fairly good campaign under difficult circumstances.
Apr 7 - 9:56 AM

Brandon Saad netted a hat trick to lead the Blue Jackets to a 5-1 win against the Hurricanes on Saturday night.

His first career hat trick began with an unassisted goal in the first and two more in the second period. While the Blue Jackets have had a miserable season, Saad has flown under the radar with 28 goals and 48 points. Oliver Bjorkstrand and Boone Jenner got the other goals. Alexander Wennberg and David Savard had two assists apiece.

Brandon Saad says he's playing Sunday against Tampa Bay.

Saad has missed the last three games due to an upper body injury. He posted points in three of his four games prior to the injury, and has a new career high of 24 goals along with 41 points in 64 games this season.
Mar 12 - 1:17 PM

Brandon Saad (upper body) is taking part in Columbus' optional skate on Friday.

Saad will still miss Friday's contest and remains day-to-day beyond that. This will be his third straight game on the sidelines.
Mar 11 - 10:49 AM

Brandon Saad (upper body) is doubtful for Tuesday's game against Detroit.

Saad missed Saturday's game and didn't participate in Monday's practice. He has 24 goals and 41 points in 64 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 8 - 9:13 AM

Brandon Saad (upper body) is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

He didn't play on Saturday because of the ailment and it's unclear if he will be ready to play against Detroit on Tuesday.
Mar 7 - 4:53 PM

Brandon Saad will miss Saturday's game against the Flyers because of an upper-body injury.

Saad suffered the injury in Friday's win over the Oilers after he was hit by Nikita Nikitin in the second period of the game. Saad remained in the game for a bit before exiting and not returning. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Mar 5 - 12:19 PM

Brandon Saad has three goals in his last two games.

That's a nice way for Saad to head into the All-Star break. He'll be the Blue Jackets' representative at the All-Star Game and he's certainly worthy of that role given that he leads the team with 19 goals and 35 points in 50 contests. Not a lot has gone right for Columbus in 2015-16, but at least Saad has largely lived up to their hopes after they acquired him from Chicago over the summer.
Jan 27 - 8:51 AM

Brandon Saad recorded two goals in the Blue Jackets’ 5-4 shootout win against the Capitals on Saturday night.

If you like offense, this game was for you. The Blue Jackets put together a strong effort against one of the best teams in the game, with Saad’s second goal tying it up with 1:08 left in regulation. He has heated up after a slow start, now with six of his six goals and 11 of his 29 points coming during a seven-game point streak. Jack Johnson enjoyed a fine night as well, picking up two goals and an assist.
Jan 2 - 10:32 PM

Brandon Saad recorded a goal and an assist in a 3-2 loss on Sunday to the Panthers.

Saad now has seven points in his last five games. He is now on pace for 55 points which would mark a new career high. He finished the contest with one goal, one assist, minus-1, and four shots on goal.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 09:01:00 PM

Brandon Saad had an assist in a 5-2 loss to Pittsburgh on Monday.

Saad is on a three-game point streak. He has 12 goals and 23 points in 35 contests in 2015-16.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 08:35:00 AM

Brandon Saad stayed hot by picking up yet another goal, this time in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Flyers.

He now has goals in consecutive games, plus five points over his last five games. His numbers are climbing back up towards the top-six money he was given over the summer with 12 goals and 22 points in 34 games.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 10:54:00 PM

Brandon Saad picked up a trio of points in Thursday's 7-5 win over Arizona.

A goal and two assists to go along with four shots and a block over 17 minutes of work, not too shabby for the big summer's acquisition. He now has 11 goals and 21 points in 33 games so far, and this could be the catalyst he needs to be the first line winger Columbus thought they were getting.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 01:17:00 AM

Brandon Saad potted a goal in the Blue Jackets’ 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders on Saturday night.

Saad was a fourth-liner a few games ago, but Saturday night he played 18:48 and had four shots on goal. Saad has 10 goals and 18 points this year, certainly not up to expectations. Cam Atkinson scored the other goal. We think you should stick with Saad despite this slow start.
Sat, Dec 12, 2015 09:54:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Brandon Dubinsky
2Alexander Wennberg
3William Karlsson
4Gregory Campbell
5Michael Chaput
LW1Boone Jenner
2Scott Hartnell
3Matt Calvert
4Rene Bourque
5Brett Gallant
RW1Brandon Saad
2Nick Foligno
3Cam Atkinson
4Jared Boll
5David Clarkson
D1Jack Johnson
2David Savard
3Ryan Murray
4Seth Jones
5Fedor Tyutin
6Cody Goloubef
7Dalton Prout
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Curtis McElhinney