BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 17: Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks prior to the game against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on October 17, 2013 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Jen Fuller/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