LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 9: Willie Mitchell #33 of the Los Angeles Kings sits next to young fans on the bench during warm ups prior to the game against the Vancouver Canucks at Staples Center on November 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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