CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 28: The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate the goal of Patrick Kane #88 as a dejected Matt Stajan #18 of the Calgary Flames skates away during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 28, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/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