UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 05: Fans get fired up prior to the 2013 home opener between the New York Islanders and the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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