SAN JOSE, CA - FEBRUARY 7: John McCarthy #43 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL game on February 7, 2014 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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