GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 06: Thomas Vanek #20 of the Montreal Canadiens skates out onto the ice for warm ups to the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on March 6, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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