CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 26: Nick Leddy #8 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with teammates after scoring the first goal of the night against the Calgary Flames during the NHL game on March 26, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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