COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 17: Columbus Blue Jackets fans show their allegiance before the start of the game between the Edmonton Oilers and Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on January 17, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/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