|July 3 4:40 PM PT5:40 PM MT6:40 PM CT7:40 PM ET23:40 GMT7:40 AM 北京时间4:40 PM MST6:40 PM EST3:40 UAE (+1)19:40 ET - Saad signed a six-year, $36 million contract with his new team, the Columbus Blue Jackets, on Friday.
Analysis: Saad, 22, was acquired from Chicago earlier this week. He will be with the Blue Jackets through the 2020-2021 season, and is expected to play on the team's top line alongside center Ryan Johansen. He set career highs with 23 goals and 29 assists in 82 games last season. He then had eight goals and three assists in the playoffs, helping Chicago to its third NHL title in six seasons.
|June 30 1:39 PM PT2:39 PM MT3:39 PM CT4:39 PM ET20:39 GMT4:39 AM 北京时间1:39 PM MST3:39 PM EST0:39 UAE (+1)16:39 ET - Saad has been traded to Columbus in a seven-player deal.
Analysis: The 22-year-old Saad set career highs with 23 goals and 29 assists in 82 games this past season. The rugged winger then helped the Blackhawks to their third Stanley Cup title in six seasons. Saad was eligible for restricted free agency, and Chicago is trying to manage its salary cap with twin extensions for captain Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane kicking in for next season.