PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 07: General view of Consol Energy Center before the NHL game between the New Jersey Devils and the Pittsburgh Penguins on January 7, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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