NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 26: Mike Komisarek #8 of the Toronto Maple Leafs and David Clarkson #23 of the New Jersey Devils battle for a loose puck during the game at the Prudential Center on December 26, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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