DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 26: Valtteri Filppula #51 of the Detroit Red Wings scores a goal on Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 26, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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