EDMONTON, AB - JANUARY 12: Fernando Pisani #34 of the Edmonton Oilers makes an adjustment to his stick during warm-up before a game against the Nashville Predators at Rexall Place on January 12, 2010 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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