Central Division RANK: 7
Record: 33-39-6 NHL rank: 25

Brandon Saad

#20 • LW
  • Status: In training camp
  • Height: 6'1
  • Weight: 206 lbs.
  • Shoots: L
  • Experience: 7 years
  • Birthdate: Oct 27, 1992
  • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Drafted: Drafted by Chicago in 2011 (2/43).
  • Acquired: Acquired in a trade with Columbus in 2017.
09/12/2018 11:59am
Saad will be looking to enjoy a bounce-back campaign after posting his lowest point total since his rookie season in 2017-18. (rotowire.com)
04/30/2018 9:04pm
Saad put up 35 points (18 goals, 17 assists) while playing in all 82 games, firing off 237 shots on goal and averaging 17:30 of ice time. (rotowire.com)
03/23/2018 5:17pm
Saad tallied an assist and fired seven shots on goal in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks. (rotowire.com)
02/17/2018 11:25pm
Saad recorded a goal and an assist in Saturday's 7-1 blowout win over the Capitals. (rotowire.com)
01/27/2018 5:05pm
Saad is leading all skaters who've played at least 25 games this season in Corsi For percentage with a value of 59.0. (rotowire.com)
01/07/2018 7:51pm
Saad scored a goal Sunday in Chicago's 4-1 win over Edmonton and extended his current scoring streak to four games. (rotowire.com)
01/06/2018 11:12am
Saad had two assists in a 5-4 loss to the Golden Knights on Friday. (rotowire.com)
11/09/2017 9:53pm
Saad recorded eight shots on goal through 19:48 of ice time (2:23 on the power play) during Thursday's 3-1 loss to Philadelphia. (rotowire.com)
11/03/2017 6:07pm
Saad has only tallied one goal and one assist in his last nine games. (rotowire.com)
09/22/2017 9:45am
Saad posted a hat trick Thursday in a 6-1 win over the Red Wings. (rotowire.com)
06/23/2017 12:55pm
Saad was reacquired by the Blackhawks on Friday -- along with Anton Forsberg -- in a swap for Artemi Panarin and Tyler Motte, Pierre LeBrun of TSN reports. (rotowire.com)
06/19/2017 9:52am
Saad is on the Blue Jackets' protected list for the upcoming expansion draft, Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports. (rotowire.com)
04/19/2017 3:01am
Saad dished out two assists in Tuesday's Game 4 win over the Penguins. (rotowire.com)
04/15/2017 12:36am
Saad scored Columbus' only goal during Friday's Game 2 loss to Pittsburgh. (rotowire.com)
04/14/2017 10:19am
Saad didn't get on the ice for the final 15 minutes of the third period during Wednesday's Game 1 loss to the Penguins, Tom Reed of The Columbus Dispatch reports. (rotowire.com)
04/07/2017 12:18am
Saad collected a pair of goals Thursday, but they weren't enough in a 5-4 loss to Winnipeg. (rotowire.com)
03/13/2017 11:25pm
Saad registered two third-period assists -- one on the power play -- during Monday's win over Philadelphia. (rotowire.com)
03/03/2017 8:52am
Saad's third-period goal Thursday, his 19th of the season, held up as the game-winner in a 1-0 victory over the Wild. (rotowire.com)
02/26/2017 9:46am
Saad picked up two assists with a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 7-0 drubbing of the Islanders. (rotowire.com)
02/25/2017 10:04am
Saad skated on a line with Sam Gagner and Scott Hartnell during Friday's practice, The Columbus Dispatch reports. (rotowire.com)
02/16/2017 8:52am
Saad recorded an assist and three shots on net during Wednesday's win over Toronto. (rotowire.com)
01/31/2017 11:11pm
Saad scored his 100th career goal Tuesday, adding an assist and a plus-2 rating in a 6-4 win over the Rangers. (rotowire.com)
01/27/2017 9:20am
Saad scored his 16th goal of the season in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Predators. (rotowire.com)
12/31/2016 11:37pm
Saad's point streak now stands at five games and seven points after he picked up two assists in a 4-2 over Minnesota on Saturday night. (rotowire.com)
12/23/2016 3:48am
Saad had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 7-1 win over the Penguins. (rotowire.com)
12/18/2016 9:09pm
Saad recorded two goals, one on the power play, in a 4-3 overtime victory over the Canucks on Sunday. (rotowire.com)
12/04/2016 1:11am
Saad earned a point for the fourth time in five games and posted a season-high nine shots on goal in the 3-2 victory over the Coyotes on Saturday. (rotowire.com)
12/02/2016 9:19am
Saad scored a goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche. (rotowire.com)
11/27/2016 9:50am
Saad scored the Blue Jackets' lone goal in Saturday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Panthers. (rotowire.com)
11/25/2016 10:19pm
Saad scored a goal and added an assist during Friday's win over Tampa Bay. (rotowire.com)
11/13/2016 10:35am
Saad picked up two assists in Saturday's 8-4 win over the Blues. (rotowire.com)
11/09/2016 10:44pm
Saad collected a goal and an assist during Wednesday's win over Anaheim. (rotowire.com)
11/05/2016 10:48am
Saad earned an assist, tacking on four shots toward net and two PIM during Friday's 10-0 win against Montreal. (rotowire.com)
10/29/2016 2:43am
Saad scored two goals, registered three shots on net and finished with a plus-2 rating during Friday's game against the Ducks. (rotowire.com)
10/26/2016 6:47am
Saad netted his first goal of the year Tuesday, opening the scoring in Tuesday's overtime loss in Los Angeles. (rotowire.com)
10/14/2016 4:51am
Saad notched an assist and went plus-2 in Thursday's season-opening 6-3 loss against the visiting Bruins. (rotowire.com)
10/06/2016 11:20pm
Saad scored a power-play goal in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Bruins. (rotowire.com)
04/09/2016 10:20pm
Saad found twine, tacking on an assist and a plus-3 rating in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win against the Blackhawks. (rotowire.com)
04/09/2016 12:46pm
Saad scored his 30th goal of the season in Friday's 4-1 win over the Sabres. (rotowire.com)
04/07/2016 9:03am
Saad scored a goal and added a helper in Wednesday's 5-1 win over Toronto. (rotowire.com)
04/02/2016 9:51pm
Saad registered his first career hat trick and a plus-3 rating in Saturday's 5-1 win over Carolina. (rotowire.com)
03/31/2016 10:25pm
Saad scored a power-play goal and managed four total shots in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Islanders. (rotowire.com)
03/12/2016 5:14pm
Saad (upper body) has been cleared to return for Sunday's matchup with Tampa Bay, Todd Jones of the Columbus Dispatch reports. (rotowire.com)
03/11/2016 7:07pm
As expected, Saad (upper body) won't play Friday against the Penguins. (rotowire.com)
03/11/2016 11:19am
Saad (upper body) was able to skate Friday morning, but remains day-to-day ahead of an evening contest against the Penguins. (rotowire.com)
03/08/2016 9:44am
Saad (upper body) was unable to practice Monday and is likely to miss his second straight game Tuesday against the Red Wings, The Columbus Dispatch reports. (rotowire.com)
03/05/2016 12:54pm
Saad (upper body) will not accompany the Jackets as they prepare for Saturday night's contest in Philly, Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports. (rotowire.com)
03/04/2016 9:21pm
Saad injured his upper body in Friday's game against the Oilers and will not return. (rotowire.com)
02/12/2016 1:52am
Saad snapped a four-game slump with his 20th goal of the season Thursday in a 4-3 overtime win against the Ducks. (rotowire.com)
01/25/2016 11:35pm
Saad scored twice in Monday's 5-2 win over the Canadiens. He also skated to a plus-2 and fired five shots on goal. (rotowire.com)
01/02/2016 11:24pm
Saad connected on two goals Saturday night, driving the Blue Jackets toward a 5-4 shootout win over the Capitals. (rotowire.com)
12/30/2015 12:14pm
Saad scored in Tuesday's win over Dallas, putting his point streak at six games. (rotowire.com)
12/27/2015 10:26pm
Saad recorded a goal and an assist in Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Panthers. (rotowire.com)
12/18/2015 9:05am
Saad scored a goal and added two assists in Thursday's wild 7-5 win over the Coyotes. (rotowire.com)
12/13/2015 1:39am
Saad snapped an 11-game goal drought with a goal in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders. (rotowire.com)
12/07/2015 8:21pm
Saad has now gone nine games without registering a goal. (rotowire.com)
11/21/2015 10:23am
Saad assisted on Boone Jenner's goal during a 4-0 win over the Predators on Friday. (rotowire.com)
11/17/2015 10:47pm
Saad potted two goals in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Blues. (rotowire.com)
11/14/2015 2:07am
Saad factored into both goals Friday, scoring one and adding an assist in a 2-1 road win over Pittsburgh. (rotowire.com)
11/14/2015 2:07am
Saad factored into both goals Friday, scoring one and adding an assist in a 2-1 road win over Pittsburgh. (rotowire.com)
11/04/2015 10:31am
Saad recorded his highest point total in one game this year Tuesday in San Jose. (rotowire.com)
11/01/2015 12:54am
Saad tipped the puck into the net for his fourth marker of the season Saturday night in a loss against the Jets. (rotowire.com)
10/31/2015 4:13pm
Saad (illness) will return to Columbus' lineup Saturday against the Jets, Sportsnet's John Shannon reports. (rotowire.com)
10/29/2015 1:24pm
Saad (illness) will not suit up for Friday's tilt against the Capitals. (rotowire.com)
10/13/2015 12:03am
Saad scored his second goal of the season in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Sabres. (rotowire.com)
10/10/2015 2:22am
Saad scored in his Blue Jackets' debut Friday, firing a third-period power-play tally past Henrik Lundqvist in a 4-2 loss to the Rangers. (rotowire.com)
09/30/2015 10:22am
Saad scored two goals and added two assists in Monday's 5-2 preseason win over the Predators. (rotowire.com)
09/25/2015 6:39pm
Saad will suit up for Saturday's preseason contest against the Penguins. (rotowire.com)
09/24/2015 1:44pm
Saad (mouth) is skating Thursday, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports. (rotowire.com)
09/23/2015 3:56pm
Saad (mouth) will miss Thursday night's exhibition contest against the Wild, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports. (rotowire.com)
09/22/2015 3:37pm
Saad will miss Tuesday's exhibition game against the Blues after taking a puck to the mouth in Monday's practice, Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports. (rotowire.com)