TORONTO - OCTOBER 10: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins shoots during warmup before taking on the Toronto Maple Leafs during a NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on October 10, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada . (Photo by Abelimages/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