COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 25: Troy Brouwer #22 of the Chicago Blackhawks high fives fans as he leaves the ice after pre game warmups prior to the start of the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 25, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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