Brandon Saad may still be a relatively unknown player to many, but the second-year forward for the Chicago Blackhawks is certainly starting to make a name for himself.
Saad currently has eight points in 10 games, including two game-winning goals – which already matches his total for game winning goals in 46 games last season. In fact, Saad is trending upward in every statistical category and is currently on pace for 25 goals and 41 assists. Not too shabby for a sophomore player, and he could be an early underdog to make the US Olympic Team next year. Sure, he gets to play with the likes of Patrick Kane, but Saad is showing a great deal if skill, including this nifty spin-o-rama pass between the sticks of two defenseman to Patrick Kane for a tap in to a wide open net. Check it out: