NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 13: Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates a shorthanded goal at 17:18 of the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Prudential Center on March 13, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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