OTTAWA - OCTOBER 12: Mike Fisher #12 of the Ottawa Senators skates over the Face Off 2009 logo during warmups prior to a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Scotiabank Place on October 12, 2009 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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