LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Kyle Clifford #13 of the Los Angeles Kings walks off the ice after warming up prior to facing the Columbus Blue Jackets at Staples Center on November 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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