LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 28: A fan takes photos behind the glass of pre-game warmups prior to the game between the Minnesota Wild and the Los Angeles Kings during the game on December 28, 2009 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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