BRANDON SAAD RUMORS & GOSSIP
All Chicago Blackhawks fans remember the impact the Brandon Saad – Andrew Shaw – Patrick Kane line had in last seasons Western Conference Finals, totaling 20 points in the series’ final three games, they were a force to be reckoned with. It seems the “Hustle and Flow” line is up to its tricks again this season, so how good can the Blackhawks second line be?
Describing Brandon Saad was easy for Patrick Kane, who, as a frequent line-mate, has watched the young wing’s game develop firsthand.
“The best way to describe him is a mini (Marian) Hossa,” Kane said. “A power forward with a skill set to make plays and make great plays.”
That’s one hell of a compliment, and other teammates have noticed it, too.
You can certainly...
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...
Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane talked to the media Wednesday after practice. Kane talked about his new stitches and then gave Brandon Saad a huge compliment by calling him a “mini-Hossa.”
1. Hossa is a beast so to get that comparison is awesome and 2. Saad isn’t mini by any means and that is why teammates already call him the “man-child.”
Here is the full interview...
CHICAGO, IL — For those of you who follow the sport of hockey well, you should be very familiar with a 21-year-old ‘Man-child’ by the name of Brandon Saad. Drafted 43rd overall back in 2011, Saad has done nothing but improve every aspect of his game, which in turn has him poised to be this year’s breakout player for the Chicago Blackhawks.
League, you are officially being...
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.
Team USA Announced – Saad Left Off
Team USA men’s hockey team was announced today and unfortunately Chicago Blackhawks young winger Brandon Saad was left off the roster.
Saad’s teammate Patick Kane was a no brainer but many believed Saad’s 14 goals and 16 assists was good enough for him to be put on the team but with a stacked roster already Saad didn’t make the cut.
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.
As the playoffs continue without the Chicago Blackhawks, fans have already started making lists of free agents the team should target. There are two primary concerns being expressed by everyone surrounding Chicago: they need another top-four defenseman (preferably physical), and … Continue reading →
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According to MLive.com, Brandon Saad is out for at least a week with a “significant upper-body injury.” No futher details have been released about the injury. Saad was named the OHL Player of the Week after his first week after … Continue reading →