SUNRISE, FL - JANUARY 24: Jimmy Hayes #12 of the Florida Panthers stretches prior to the start of the game again the Colorado Avalanche at the BB&T Center on January 24, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Jeffrey R. Sanzare/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