OTTAWA - FEBRUARY 9: Jarkko Ruutu #73 of the Ottawa Senators leaves the ice after warming up prior to a game against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Place on February 9, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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