DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 23: Danny DeKeyser #65 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for a puck with Bobby Ryan #6 of the Ottawa Senators during the first period at Joe Louis Arena on October 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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