PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 07: Danny Briere #48 of the Philadelphia Flyers shoots the puck during warm-ups on his first night back since his injury prior to his game against the New York Islanders on February 7, 2012 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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