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New Blue Jacket leads team in rendition of 'Piano Man'

New member of the Columbus Blue Jackets Brandon Saad’s already earned the nickname “Saadfather” in Chicago and now he might just have himself a new one. Saad showed off an off-ice talent Tuesday during a team building trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. While there, team captain Nick Foligno led the team as they sang Billy Joel's "Piano Man" and Saad took the piano. Before...
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Blue Jackets looking for fewer injuries, return to playoffs

The Brandon Saad watch is on in Columbus. The Blue Jackets head into the season with all eyes on Saad, the talented 22-year-old forward acquired from the Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks in the offseason. There is hope that Saad and new arrival Gregory Campbell will help the Blue Jackets rebound from a 42-35-5 season that left them out of the playoffs. Coach Todd Richards can at least...
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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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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Saad preseason debut is put on hold

According to Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch reports that Brandon Saad will not make his preseason debut for the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight after taking a puck to the mouth during practice.Saad reportedly lost two teeth, but no further details are immediately evident.Saad was acquired by the Columbus Blue Jackets from the Chicago Blackhawks this offseason. Shortly after...
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17 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...
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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