DETROIT, MI - MARCH 20: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins warms up prior to the start of the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on March 20, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/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