DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 12: Radim Vrbata #17 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates his goal with teammates during an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on January 12, 2012 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