Brandon Saad
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 10/27/1992
AGE: 23
DRAFTED: CHI: 2011-43 overall
Tallied career highs in nearly every statistical category during the 2013-14 regular season, including games played (78), goals (19), assists (28) and points (47) … Has compiled a career-long four-game point streak three separate times ... Skated in a regular-season career-high 21:57 on March 6, 2013 vs. COL ... Recorded postseason career highs in the 2014 playoffs with six goals, 10 assists and 16 points … Notched a playoff career-long four-game point streak (3G, 4A) from May 26-June 1, 2014 … Won the Stanley Cup in 2013 with Chicago.
2013-14: Ranked sixth on the team with a career-high 47 points (19G, 28A) in 78 regular-season games … Set career marks in goals and assists … Skated in a season-high 20:48 on Nov. 23 at VAN ... Tallied a regular-season career-high seven shots on goal on March 12 vs. COL … Posted a season-high three points twice (Oct. 1 vs. WSH, 1G, 2A; Jan. 29 at VAN, 2G, 1A) … Tied his career best with two assists on five occasions and notched two multi-goal games … Equaled a career long with a four-game point streak (4G, 2A) from Dec. 8-14 ... Missed two games due to injury (March 18-21) ... Recorded 16 points (6G, 10A) in 19 Stanley Cup Playoffs games … Set postseason career highs in goals, assists and points … Ranked third on the team in points and fourth in goals and assists … Registered a postseason career-best 17:31 of average ice time … Netted a playoff career-best two goals in Game 2 of the Western Conference Second Round vs. MIN on May 4, including his first career postseason game-winner … Notched a playoff career-long four-game point streak (3G, 4A) from May 26-June 1 … Collected a postseason career-high three points (1G, 2A) in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final vs. LAK on May 28.

2012-13: Split the season between Chicago and the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs … Shared fourth on the Blackhawks with 27 points (10G, 17A) and a +17 plus/minus rating in 46 regular-season games … Paced NHL rookies in plus/minus rating … Ranked fifth in points among NHL first-years and third in assists … Registered a career-high six shots on goal twice … Ranked second among league rookies with 26 takeaways … Notched a career-high three points twice … Notched his first career NHL goal on Feb. 5 at SJS … Netted his first career shorthanded and game-winning goal on Feb. 22 vs. SJS … Tallied his first career multi-point game (1G, 2A) on March 5 vs. MIN … Skated in a career-high 21:57 of ice time on March 6 vs. COL … Tied a career-long four-game point streak (5A) from March 16-25 (set March 5-10; 1G, 5A) … Posted his first multi-goal game on March 31 at DET … Finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy, given annually to the NHL’s top rookie … Shared the lead among league rookies with six points (1G, 5A) and paced all NHL freshmen with 23 postseason games played en route to the 2013 Stanley Cup championship … Ranked third among rookie forwards with an average TOI of 16:23 … Led all first-years with 50 SOG … Recorded his first career playoff multi-point outing (2A) on June 2 vs. LAK … Netted his first postseason goal, tallied a career-high 9 SOG and skated in a career-high 31:15 on June 12 vs. BOS … Posted 18 points (7G, 11A) in 30 regular-season games with Rockford in his AHL debut … Notched a professional career-high four points (1G, 3A) on Jan. 11 vs. Grand Rapids … Missed seven games due to injury (Oct. 20-Nov. 3).

2011-12: Split time between the Blackhawks and the Ontario Hockey League’s Saginaw Spirit … Started the season with the Blackhawks, registering 3 SOG in two regular-season tilts … Made his NHL debut at Dallas on Oct. 7, tallying 2 SOG in 13:05 of ice time … Recorded an assist and a +2 rating in two career Stanley Cup Playoffs contests … Posted four hits and a +1 rating in 13:11 TOI in his NHL postseason debut on April 19  … Notched the first point of his NHL career (1A) in Game 5 at PHX on April 21 … Recorded career highs in goals (36), assists (42), points (76) and plus/minus rating (+35) in 44 regular-season tilts with Saginaw … His +35 rating was tied for sixth in the OHL … Shared second on the club with 76 points (34G, 42A) and ranked second with 34 markers … Registered a postseason career-high 17 points (8G, 9A) in 12 contests … Paced the Spirit in points (17) and goals (8) and shared second on the club with nine helpers during the postseason.

Ranked fifth on the Spirit with 55 points (27G, 28A) in 59 regular-season contests … Tied for second on the club with 27 markers and 12 power-play goals in his inaugural season in the OHL … Recorded his first OHL goal and assist for his first multi-point game at Erie on Sept. 25 … Netted a season-high three goals on Nov. 18 vs. Brampton for his first of two hat tricks during the campaign … Registered 12 points (3G, 9A) in 12 postseason tilts.

2009-10: Recorded 58 points (29G, 29A) in 63 contests with the U.S. National Team Development Program U18 team … Tallied 26 points (12G, 14A) in 24 regular-season games with the United States Hockey League’s USNTDP Juniors team.

2008-09: Recorded 29 goals and 18 helpers in 47 regular-season tilts with the North American Hockey League’s Mahoning Valley Phantoms … Named the NAHL’s Rookie of the Year … Was selected to the All-NAHL team, the All-North division team and the All-Rookie team.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Posted six points (1G, 5A) and a team-high +8 rating in six games with Team USA at the 2012 World Junior Championship … Helped Team USA win a gold medal at the 2010 U18 World Junior Championship, tallying six points (3G, 3A) in seven tournament games.