COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 17: Goaltender Philipp Grubauer #31 of the Washington Capitals defends the net as teammate Dmitry Orlov #81 and Cam Atkinson #13 of the Columbus Blue Jackets battle for the loose puck in the first period on January 17, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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