ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 25: Devante Smith-Pelly #77 of the Anaheim Ducks battles for the puck against Gregory Campbell #11 of the Boston Bruins during the game on March 25, 2012 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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