EDMONTON, AB - DECEMBER 21: Corey Potter #44 of the Edmonton Oilers defends against Alexander Steen #20 of the St Louis Blues during an NHL game at Rexall Place on December 21, 2013 in Edmonton, 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