GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 02: Nathan Horton #8 of the Columbus Blue Jackets passes the puck around Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the first period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on January 2, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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