CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 22: Sean Monahan #23 of the Calgary Flames prepares his stick during the warmup before the game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 22, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Photo by Terence Leung/NHL 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