OTTAWA, ON - OCTOBER 17: Jason Spezza #19 of the Ottawa Senators high-fives fans as he walks down the red carpet before the home opener against the New Jersey Devils at Canadian Tire Centre on October 17, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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