CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 17: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks controls the puck under pressure from Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings during an exhibition game at United Center on September 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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