CHICAGO, IL - MAY 9: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks walks out to the ice, as teammate Brent Seabrook #7 follows behind, before Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Minnesota Wild during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 09, 2013 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