ST. PAUL, MN - FEBRUARY 4: An exterior shot of the Xcel Energy Center prior to the game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Minnesota Wild on February 4, 2014 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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