LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 19: Anze Kopitar #11 and Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Los Angeles Kings take the ice to warm up prior to the game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Staples Center on March 19, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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