VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 16: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins heads a soccer ball with teammates Kris Letang #58, Bill Guerin #13 and Craig Adams #27 prior to the start of their game against the Vancouver Canucks at General Motors Place on January 16, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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