WINNIPEG, MB - NOVEMBER 4: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings stretches at the bench during the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on November 4, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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