TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 29: Tuomo Ruutu #15 of the Carolina Hurricanes looks to pass the puck as Carl Gunnarsson #36 of the Toronto Maple Leafs defends during NHL game action December 29, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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