ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 14: Erik Christensen #26 of the Anaheim Ducks warms up prior to the game against the Minnesota Wild during the game on October 14, 2009 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Robert Binder/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