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The state of the Union Blue: What should Blue Jackets do?

Brandon Saad leads the Columbus Blue Jackets with 35 points through 51 games. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) By Todd Witt (@ToddWitt15) The playoffs are out of reach, but is the season lost? First, what will management decide to do before the trade deadline on February 29th? Myself, I hate losing more than I enjoy winning and the thought of tanking or trading away players...
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Columbus Blue Jackets: Saad earns All-Star rep

Brandon Saad has been selected to represent the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2016 All-Star game in Nashville. This is Saad’s first All-Star selection in his young, but accomplished career. At age 23, Saad has already won two Stanley Cups with Chicago, and he is bound to become a true leader for the Columbus franchise. In a disappointing season for the Blue Jackets, Saad leads the...
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks: Crawford has been a rock

After the Chicago Blackhawks and their fans celebrated their third Stanley Cup, rumors slowly started to emerge about which players will be back and which will not. When Brandon Saad was traded and it was later revealed Columbus was able to sign him for only $6 million a year for six years, critical eyes started to scan the Blackhawks contract list. Most were able to understand...
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Brandon Saad helped sponsor Syrian refugee families

In today’s modern sports world, you are more likely to see the faces of athletes in the paper for their unacceptable behavior rather than anything good, but luckily every once in a while something good will pop out. Such is the case with Brandon Saad, who spoke with Chris Deville of Columbus Monthly and provided this information when talking about his Syrian background. Chris...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Saad, Ryan O’Reilly sign long-term contracts with Columbus, Buffalo

A pair of young NHL stars signed long-term contracts Friday. Right winger Brandon Saad signed a six-year contract worth a reported $36 million with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks in a multi-player trade earlier in the week. .@BSaad20: "I know (#CBJ) has a lot of talented guys. They're tough to play against & I'm happy to be a part of...
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks trade Brandon Saad to the Blue Jackets

Here’s a blockbuster. Per TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad and two prospects to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a package that includes Marko Dano, Jeremy Morin, Corey Tropp, Artem Anisimov and a fourth-round draft choice. Morin, Tropp, Anisimov and Dano and 4th in 2016 for Saad, Paliotta and Alex Broadhurst. CBJ-CHI deal. — Bob...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Interested In Brandon Saad? Too Bad

On Wednesday, ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun wrote that the Pittsburgh Penguins could be interested in Blackhawks forward – and restricted free agent-to-be – Brandon Saad, a Pittsburgh native. A source suggested to me Tuesday that the Pittsburgh Penguins are a team to watch as far as having interest in Saad. The Penguins would love to make a […] The post Pittsburgh Interested In Brandon...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Five players headed for a breakout

Every NHL season, there are a handful of players who rise from their previous ranks to establish themselves as stars. Some do it right out of the gate (hello, Nathan MacKinnon) and some take a few years of development before they burst onto the scene (Tomas Tatar). Heading into the 2014/15 season, there are more than a few candidates ready to assume breakout status. Some are even...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks: Saad Staying Home, College Prospect Updates

Brandon Saad will not travel with the Blackhawks to Philadelphia for Tuesday night’s game. He is suffering from an upper-body injury; his final shift came with just under eight minutes left in the second period on Sunday. College Updates Notre … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks: Saad Staying Home, College Prospect Updates appeared first on Committed Indians.
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Saad: A Budding Star, 82 Games In

Wednesday night’s victory was the 82nd game of Brandon Saad’s career, equaling a full, normal regular season. What have we seen from the young forward? Through 82 contests, Saad has scored 21 goals and added 30 assists. He has also been credited … Continue reading →The post Brandon Saad: A Budding Star, 82 Games In appeared first on Committed Indians.
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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