EDMONTON, CANADA - DECEMBER 19: Ty Conklin #29 of the Detroit Red Wings chats with former teammates from the Edmonton Oilers during warm-up at Rexall Place on December 19, 2011 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dylan Lynch/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