ST. LOUIS - DECEMBER 18: Paul Kariya #9 of the St. Louis Blues looks to pass the puck in the first period against the Tampa Bay Lightning on December 18, 2009 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
That's today's game. That's one of the things you have to deal with when you're a championship team. Guys are going to earn more money based on their performance and what they've achieved, [and] deservedly so. [Saad] falls into that category.
— Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on Brandon Saad, who was traded by Chicago to the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason