CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 27: Brandon Prust #33 shoots the puck on Curtis McElhinney #1 of the Calgary Flames during the warmup before the game against the Vancouver Canucks on December 27, 2009 at Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/NHLI via 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