NEW YORK - JANUARY 19: Chad Johnson #29 of the New York Rangers practices with his teammates during warm-ups prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on January 19, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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