BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 28: Mike Mottau #27 of the Boston Bruins skates against the Ottawa Senators in his first game after being traded to the Bruins at the TD Garden on February 28, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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