VIDEO: Brandon Saad had a busy first period in Game 4

More NHL Playoffs: Scores | TV Schedule | Expert Picks | Odds | Mock Draft | Rumors

BOSTON -- Brandon Saad was at the center of just about everything that happened during the first period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final.

First, with the Blackhawks on the penalty kill, Saad set up Michal Handzus on an odd-man rush with a fantastic pass for a shorthanded goal to open the scoring.

Plays like that are what get a rookie forward more time on the penalty kill.

Unfortunately for Saad and the Blackhawks, this happened on Chicago's next penalty kill.

CBS Sports Writer

Adam Gretz has been writing about the NHL and taking an analytical approach to the game since the start of the 2008 season. A member of the PHWA since 2015, he has spent more than three years covering... Full Bio

Show Comments Hide Comments
Our Latest Stories
    CBS Sports Shop