DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 19: Ty Conklin #29 of the Detroit Red Wings warms-up before an NHL game against the San Jose Sharks at Joe Louis Arena on February 19, 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