OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 16: Erik Karlsson #65 of the Ottawa Senators pumps his fist to celebrate his first period goal against the Montreal Canadiens at Canadian Tire Centre on January 16, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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