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Brandon Saad

Born:October 27, 1992Draft:2011 Blackhawks,
#43 Overall
Hometown:Pittsburgh, PAPosition:LW
Known For:2x Stanley CupShoots:Left
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:St. Louis Blues

Brandon Saad (born October 27, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). Saad was raised in Pittsburgh, and attended Pine-Richland High School. He is an American of Syrian descent.

He was drafted in the second round, 43rd overall, by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks in 2013 and 2015. The Blackhawks traded Saad to the Columbus Blue Jackets before the 2015–16 NHL season. He played in Columbus for two seasons before the Blackhawks reacquired him in another trade before the 2017–18 NHL season. Saad was traded to the Colorado Avalanche ahead of the 2020–21 NHL season.

Brandon Saad Colorado Avalanche
Brandon Saad with the Colorado Avalanche. (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Achievements

  • U17 WHC Bronze Medal, 2009
  • U17 WHC All-Star Team, 2009
  • U18 WJC Gold Medal, 2010
  • NAHL Rookie of the Year, 2008-09
  • NAHL First All-Star Team, 2008-09
  • OHL First All-Star Team, 2011-12
  • NHL All-Rookie Team, 2012-13
  • NHL All-Star Game, 2016

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