NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Dylan McIlrath #42 of the New York Rangers skates during warm-ups before the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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