CALGARY, AB - NOVEMBER 27: Blair Jones #19 of the Calgary Flames battles for the puck against Nick Leddy #8 of the Chicago Blackhawks during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on November 27, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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