DENVER - MARCH 01: Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche poses with his USA Hockey silver medal from the 2010 Vancouver Olympic games before the start of the game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Pepsi Center on March 1, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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