SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 18: Dion Phaneuf #3 of the Calgary Flames skates away as Manny Malhotra #27 of the San Jose Sharks teammates celebrate a goal during an NHL game at the HP Pavilion on January 18, 2010 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/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