Saad with the Blackhawks in December 2014
|Born||October 27, 1992
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb)|
|NHL team||Chicago Blackhawks|
|NHL Draft||43rd overall, 2011
He was drafted by the Blackhawks with the 43rd overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Saad scored his first career NHL goal on February 5, 2013, against Antti Niemi of the San Jose Sharks. Before going to the NHL, he played 2 seasons with the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League. He won the gold medal with the United States at the 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships. On June 24, 2013, He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.
References[change | change source]
- "Chicago Blackhawks vs. San Jose Sharks - Boxscore - February 5, 2013". ESPN. http://scores.espn.go.com/nhl/boxscore?gameId=400442611. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
- "Blackhawks' late goals stun Bruins to win Cup". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/ice/recap.htm?id=2012030416. Retrieved 2013-06-25.