OTTAWA, ON - FEBRUARY 6: Milan Michalek #9 of the Ottawa Senators high-fives some young fans as he steps off the ice following warmups prior to an NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres at Canadian Tire Centre on February 6, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/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