Brandon Saad

Brandon Saad

Chicago Blackhawks

Brandon Saad scored his first goal of the season in the Blackhawks 3-2 loss to the Jets on Saturday. He had one goal, one SHG, two PIM and one SOG in 16:06 of ice-time.

Fantasy Impact: Saad may not be a top liner at this stage in his career but he plays on both special team units. He is not worth owning in most leagues but is worth keeping an eye on to see if he can rejuvenate himself.

 

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Brandon Saad scored twice in the Blackhawks 5-2 over the Stars.

Fantasy Impact: Saad scored two goals, breaking a 5-game pointless streak. Saad is fourth on the Blachawks in scoring and overall points.

 

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Brandon Saad assisted Gustav Forsling's goal 29 seconds into the start of the second period.

Fantasy Impact: Saad has 5 points in his last 5 games, and ranks fourth on the team in overall points on the season.

 

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Brandon Saad scored in the Blackhawks 3-1 win at home against the Wild on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Saad now has 3 goals and 4 points over his last 5 games, and ranks fourth on the team in scoring.

 

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Brandon Saad recorded an assist after putting a shot on net that was redirected by David Kampf.

Fantasy Impact: Saad has 3 points in his last 4 games, and is playing through an injury sustained in practice.

 

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Brandon Saad scored the opening goal of the game in the Blackhawks 4-2 loss against the Canucks.

Fantasy Impact: Saad now has 3 goals in the last 5 games, after being held scoreless in the first 8 games of the season.

 

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Brandon Saad scored his first and second goal of the season in the Blackhawks 3-1 win against the Ducks.

Fantasy Impact: Saad snapped his 8 game scoreless streak, in what has been a surprisingly slow start to the season.

 

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Brandon Saad scored in the second period, giving the Blackhawks a 2-0 lead.

Fantasy Impact: Saad snapped a 6-game scoring drought, with his 14th goal of the season.

 

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Brandon Saad had two assists, as the Blackhawks fell at home to the Golden Knights 5-4.

Fantasy Impact: Saad has 5 points over his last 3 games. Saad ranks 5th on the team in scoring and overall points on the season.

 

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Brandon Saad scored the opening goal and added an assist during the Blackhawks 3-2 win over the Panthers on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Saad scored his 11th goal of the season, which is tied for third on the team. Saad has 3 points over his last 3 games.

 

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Brandon Saad scored the gaming winning goal in overtime to give the hawks a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Saad scored on a shot through the five-hole, on a pass from Alex DeBrincat.

Fantasy Impact: Saad leads the team in scoring with 7 goals, and shots with 53 on the season.

 

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Brandon Saad scored a goal in Chicago's 3-1 win over the Canadians on Tuesday. He finished the night with a plus-1 rating and two blocked shots.

Fantasy Impact: Saad's return to Chicago after a two-year stint with the Blue Jackets has been nothing short of sensational. He has seven points (five goals and two assists) and a plus-7 rating through four games. The 24-year-old left wing has thus far been a key member of Chicago's formidable first line along with Jonathan Toews and Richard Panik. His 18:51 average time on ice and 3:35 average power-play time bodes well for a productive 2017-18 campaign. Fantasy owners should expect Saad to have no problem registering a fourth straight 50-plus point season.

 

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Brandon Saad scored three goals during Chicago's 6-1 preseason win versus Detroit.

Fantasy Impact: Saad returns to Chicago after two seasons in Columbus and will try to help replenish some of the depth the team has lost due to salary cap limitations. Last season in Columbus he posted 24 goals and 29 assists and finished with a plus-23 rating in 82 games.

 

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Saad assisted Nick Foligno in the first period and David Savard in the third period of the Blue Jackets' 7-0 victory over the Islanders.

Fantasy Impact: With points in four of his last five games, Saad looks good right now.

 

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Saad scored in the second period of the Blue Jackets' 4-3 defeat by the Predators.

Fantasy Impact: With 41 points in 58 games, Saad's stats match Saad's career norm.

 

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Saad assisted Oliver Bjorkstand in the second period of the Blue Jackets' 5-2 victory over the Blue Jackets.

Fantasy Impact: With 40 points in 54 games, Saad's scoring this season matches his career norm.

 

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Saad assisted Brandon Dubinsky in the first period of the Blue Jackets' 3-2 loss to the Rangers.

Fantasy Impact: With 39 points in in 59 games and +16 on the ice, Saad's season is in line with his career norm. However, this was his first point in his last five games.

 

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Saad assisted Alexander Wennberg in the third period as the Blue Jackets were defeated by the Penguins 4-3 in overtime.

Fantasy Impact: With 38 points in 50 games and +17 on the ice, Saad's season is now up to his career norm.

 

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Saad put the Blue Jackets ahead 2-0 in the second period as they won 6-4 over the Rangers. He was also credited with an assist on Nick Foligno's goal.

Fantasy Impact: Saad had been on a dry streak, but his stats are still in line with his career norm.

 

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Brandon Saad in a dry spell

Mon, Jan 23rd 10:04am EST
By Rose Ingberman

Saad has scored one point (an assist) in his last nine games and is on a six-game blankout. He is -8 on the ice in that period.

Fantasy Impact: With 34 points in 46 games, Saad is in line with his career norms, and no injury has been reported.

 

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Saad's goal in the second period tied the game at 3-3 but Columbus gave up two in the third, losing 5-3 to the Hurricanes.

Fantasy Impact: With this score, Saad broke a mini-slump. Overall, he's having a solid season.

 

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Saad assisted William Karlsson's second period PPG to put Columbus ahead 2-1 over the Oilers as the Blue Jackets extended their win streak to sixteen.

Fantasy Impact: With points in his last five games and 33 points in 36 games, Saad is above his career norms. Columbus meets the Caps next on Thursday night.

 

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Saad assisted goals for Jack Johnson and Seth Jones in the Blue Jackets 4-2 win over Minnesota on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: With seven points in his last five games, Saad is as hot as his team.

 

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Brandon Saad scored a goal in Thursday's win. He finished with a +1 rating and five shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Saad now has points in four straight games with five total points in that span. He's up to 30 points (14 goals, 16 assists) in 34 games played this season.

 

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Brandon Saad registered two more points on Thursday. He finished with a goal and an assist with a +2 rating and two shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Saad has five points in his last four games, with a pair of multi-point efforts mixed in. He has a +4 rating in that stretch and 10 shots on goal. He's now up to a solid +16 rating overall on the season with 27 points in 31 games.

 

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Brandon Saad with two more goals

Mon, Dec 19th 11:43am EST
By Blaine Blontz

Brandon Saad scored a pair of goals in Sunday's win over the Canucks. He fired five shots on goal and finished with a +1 rating.

Fantasy Impact: Saad now has four goals in his last four games. That brings his points total on the season to 25 in 29 games, with 11 goals and 14 assists. he's a consistent source of shots on goal, and he has a fantastic +14 rating on the year.

 

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Brandon Saad assisted on two goals in Tuesday's 3-2 OT win versus the Stars.

Fantasy Impact: Saad was plus-2 and added a shot in what has been a bit of a solid but unremarkable start, with seven points in eight games.

 

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Brandon Saad assisted on Boone Jenner's 1st period goal for his 20th assist of the year.

Fantasy Impact: Saad has had an assist in each of his last three games and for the fourth time in the month of March. He hasn't scored a goal since February 27th, but still is scoring points for the Blue Jackets. Saad's fantasy value has been slipping with his lack of big games as of late.

 

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Brandon Saad left early in the Columbus Blue Jackets' 6-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday due to an upper body injury. He had one assist in the game prior to leaving.

Fantasy Impact: Saad will not play on Saturday which is a hit to the Blue Jackets' front-line. He will be reevaluated prior to the next game on Tuesday so monitor his play status prior to the game.

 

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Brandon Saad scored a third period goal for his 22nd of the season in the Blue Jacket's 6-4 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday.

Fantasy Impact: Saad is leading the Blue Jackets with 22 goals and has scored three goals in his past five games. He can score goals in bunches and is worth a start on your fantasy roster at a good price.

 

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Brandon Saad was unable to score a goal after taking four shots in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Boston Bruins.

Fantasy Impact: Tuesday ended Saad's two-game streak of scoring goals, but there's no reason to think he won't pick right back up after a zero point performance.

 

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Columbus Blue Jackets' LW Brandon Saad scored on 2-of-5 shots on goal in a 5-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night.

Fantasy Impact: Brandon Saad scored his first goal since January 2nd which also happened to be a two-score game for him. He has 18 goals scored on the season and is still a solid choice for your fantasy roster as the focal point of the Blue Jackets' offense.

 

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Brandon Saad scored one goal in the Blue Jackets' 6-3 win over the Dallas Stars on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Saad has scored in back-to-back games three times over the course of the season with one streak extending into a third game. He is tied for the team-lead in goals scored this season with 13 and has a total of 25 points this season. Saad should always be considered in daily fantasy games and started in all fantasy formats.

 

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Brandon Saad scored one goal and had one assist in a 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Saad has scored nine points so far in December including four goals. He is averaging three shots on goal per game during the month which gives him plenty of opportunities to score. Saad has been as consistent as any Blue Jacket on offense this season.

 

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Brandon Saad led the way for a Blue Jackets-Coyotes barn burner on Thursday night, scoring a goal and adding two assists with four shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: While the Blue Jackets are a lousy team this season, it's no fault of Saad's, who now has 11 goals and 10 assist on the season. He is on of the few players on the team with a positive defensive rating, with a plus-2. He also has 90 shots on goal.

 

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Brandon Saad scored two goals, including the game-winner, in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Fantasy Impact: Saad now has goals in three straight games and five points in that same time frame. He's a great DFS play right now.

 

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Brandon Saad scored his seventh goal of the season on Saturday in the Blue Jackets' 5-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.

Fantasy Impact: After a slump of no goals for three games, Saad has now scored in consecutive games. Expect Saad to see plenty of shots going forward as he is second on the Blue Jackets in goals scored this season.

 

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Blue Jackets LW Brandon Saad scored and added an assist in Friday night's 2-1 win over the Penguins. His goal came on the power play and was the game winner.

Fantasy Impact: Saad has been quiet to start the year, but a nice 2-1 victory over a good team in the Penguins and having a hand in both points might be a nice boost to get Saad where he belongs offensively.

 

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Brandon Saad scored a goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.

Fantasy Impact: Saad had gone pointless in four games before recording three points in the last two. He seems to be a bit behind his 52-point pace from last season.

 

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Brandon Saad scores again

Wed, Nov 4th 1:46am EST
By Benjamin Bukacek

Brandon Saad scored his fifth goal of the year on a Power Play in the 1st period of the Blue Jackets' 5-2 win over the San Jose Sharks.

Fantasy Impact: Brandon Saad tied a season high for shots on goal tonight with four. Expect Saad to consistently find the net when he is the center of this high scoring Blue Jackets' front line.

 

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Brandon Saad scored his fourth goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Jets.

Fantasy Impact: Saad is one of the few bright spots for the Blue Jackets so far this season. He now has four goals and an assist to start the season, but also a minus-4 rating.

 

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Columbus Blue Jackets' LW Brandon Saad scored an unassisted power play goal in a 4-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Columbus Day.

Fantasy Impact: Through three games, it seems like the Blue Jackets made the right decision trading for Brandon Saad in the offseason. He has scored off power plays in two of the first three games. Saad has average three shots on goal per game and should be a staple in your fantasy lineup.

 

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Brandon Saad scored a power play goal int he Blue Jackets' 4-2 loss to the Rangers on Friday night.

Fantasy Impact: After a 52 point campaign in 2014-2015 with Chicago, Saad started his Columbus career quickly. He'll be looked at as a strong contributor to the Jackets' offense this season.

 

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