NEW YORK - OCTOBER 29: Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators is cogratulated by his teammates on his goal in the first period against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on October 29, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/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