DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 17: Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche looks on during warm ups prior to facing the Detroit Red Wings at Pepsi Center on October 17, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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