TORONTO, CANADA - JANUARY 23: Jake Gardiner #51 of the Toronto Maple Leafs defends as P.A. Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders passes the puck during NHL game action January 23, 2012 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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