SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 27: Andrew Ladd #16 of the Winnipeg Jets scores a goal past Antti Niemi #31 and Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on March 27, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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