NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 27: Jack Johnson #7 of the Columbus Blue Jackets shoots the puck during warmups prior to the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 27, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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