Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad skated through the Blue Jackets defense like they were orange cones before Jonathan Toews brought it home.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
After struggling to score goals for most of the month, the Blackhawks exploded for four quick goals in the second period and ran away from the Canucks in Vancouver. The were fast asleep when the puck dropped, and Chris Higgins … Continue reading →The post Brandon Saad, Blackhawks Bury Canucks 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.
In something that has been a rarity recently for the Chicago Blackhawks, a loss sits next to tonight’s box score.
Another rarity, an opposing team dominating the Blackhawks. That is what the Toronto Maple Leafs did, as the Leafs rolled past the Hawks en route to a 7-3 victory.
From the start, there seemed to be a lack of motivation from the Blackhawks, whose three-game winning...
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.
He has played on a line with two future Hall of Famers. He has played on a checking unit against some of the best lines in the world. He has played in the glaring spotlight of the Stanley Cup Final. He has played on the power play and he has played on the penalty kill. He has handled a prolonged scoring slump and he has ridden a monthlong hot streak. And through one game this season...
Brandon Saad is a Calder Trophy nominee this year. I argue that he is the worst choice for an award nominee this season and I think his playoffs are going a long way toward verifying that. In the playoffs this season he has been a non-factor. He has posted only one point and a +/- of zero in over 16 minutes per game.
The narrative for Saad's nomination was that he must...
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First, I will offer up a mea culpa of sorts. I didn't think Brandon Saad was going to be this good, this fast. Some others did, I disagreed with them. Point conceded.
But, after two straight games in which the rookie winger has continued the dramatic upward arc in his playâand resultsâthe question needs to be asked: how good is he?
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 →
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 →