CALGARY, CANADA - MARCH 29: TJ Brodie #7, Chris Butler #44, Michael Cammalleri #13 and Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames skate in the warmup before the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 29, 2013 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/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