EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER 16: Jean-Francois Jacques #22 of the Edmonton Oilers checks Brent Burns #8 of the Minnesota Wild at Rexall Place on October 16, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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