CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 14: Jeremy Morin #11 and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks skate past the fallen Michael Stone #26 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the NHL game on November 14, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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