ANN ARBOR, MI - DECEMBER 27: Members of the NHL Ice Crew paint the ice during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic build-out on December 27, 2013 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbour, Michigan. (Photo by Thomas Nycz/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