VANCOUVER, BC - JANUARY 7: Darren Archibald #49 of the Vancouver Canucks stretches in preparation for the NHL game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Rogers Arena January 7, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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