OTTAWA, ON - NOVEMBER 29: Brian Elliott #30 of the Ottawa Senators is knocked down by a sliding Jordan Eberle #14 of the Edmonton Oilers during a game at Scotiabank Place on November 29, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/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