BERLIN - OCTOBER 08: Derek Roy #9 of the Buffalo Sabres prepares his stick in the dressing room before playing the Los Angeles Kings at the 2011 Compuware NHL Premiere at O2 World Arena on October 8, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. (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