BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 22: Broadcaster Rob Ray (L) and assistant coach James Patrick (R) of the Buffalo Sabres wear special ties for Hockey Fights Cancer Night for the game against the Ottawa Senators at HSBC Arena on October 22, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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