CALGARY, CANADA - MARCH 13: Chris Butler #44 of the Calgary Flames stays close to Damien Brunner #24 of the Detroit Red Wings in first period NHL action on March 13, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/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