SAINT PAUL, MN - JANUARY 27: Fans pet a bull from the World's Toughest Rodeo prior to the game between the Minnesota Wild and the Detroit Red Wings at the Xcel Energy Center on January 27, 2010 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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