PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 5: Pascal Dupuis #9 of the Pittsburgh Penguins battles for the puck Mark Pysyk #3 of the Buffalo Sabres on October 5, 2013 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/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