LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 30: Mike Brown #18 of the San Jose Sharks and Kyle Clifford #13 of the Los Angeles Kings go the ice as they fight in the first period at Staples Center on October 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/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