BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 07: Reilly Smith #18 of the Boston Bruins carries the puck up the ice against the Florida Panthers in the first period at TD Garden on November 7, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/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