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Saad spends his day with the Stanley Cup

Each Stanley Cup Champion gets to spend a day with Lord Stanley's trophy. Newly-acquired Columbus Blue Jacket Brandon Saad, who won the trophy with the Chicago Blackhawks in June, decided to spend his day with the Cup at Pittsburgh's IAP Air Reserve Station with the 911th Airlift Wing. According to the 911th Airlift Wing's website, "the 911th Airlift Wing includes approximately 1...
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Saad shares Stanley Cup with Air Force Reserve

Former Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad showed his appreciation of the military on Wednesday by bringing the Stanley Cup to the United States Air Force Reserve stationed at the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township, Pa.Approximately 200 members greeted the 22-year-old Pittsburgh native, who was the centerpiece of a seven-player blockbuster deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Columbus Blue Jackets attempted to land a top defenseman

The Columbus Blue Jackets have invested in improving their offense this summer through the acquisition of Brandon Saad, but the team’s defense hasn’t seen the same level of change. Apparently that’s not for a lack of effort as a new report suggests the Blue Jackets attempted to lure in several big names – Dougie Hamilton, Kevin Shattenkirk and Paul Martin – but came up...
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19 days ago  |  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...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets acquire Brandon Saad from Chicago Blackhawks

Fewer than 24 hours until the start of this year’s free agency period, the Columbus Blue Jackets made their first move to create a playoff ready roster. And what a move it was. GM Jarmo Kekäläinen knows he has a special team now and bolstered that by acquiring Brandon Saad of the Chicago Blackhawks. Saad is coming as part of a seven player deal. Chicago will be sending Saad,...
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Chicago Blackhawks trade Brandon Saad

When I saw the news that the Chicago Blackhawks had traded Brandon Saad to the Columbus Blue Jackets, I wanted to cry. I honestly had to do a double-take to make sure I was reading the headline correctly. All season long, Stan Bowman said there was no way they were going to let restricted free-agent Brandon Saad get away and that their number one priority was to re-sign him. Well...
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Trade Brandon Saad To Blue Jackets In Multi-Player Deal

CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season. Right up until Tuesday afternoon. The Stanley Cup champions parted with Saad in a seven-player deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets on the eve of NHL free agency, wary of a big offer sheet for the rugged forward that the Blackhawks would be unable to match with their salary cap situation...
June 30, 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

Brandon Saad – Trade Coming?

Brandon Saad traded to CBJ. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 30, 2015 Chicago and Columbus are working in a trade involving Brandon Saad. More to come. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) June 30, 2015 Also hearing Brandon Saad to Columbus. wow, didn't see that coming — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) June 30, 2015 Am hearing Anisimov and […] The post Brandon Saad ...
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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

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