SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 04: Evgeni Nabokov of the San Jose Sharks makes a save against the Montreal Canadiens during an NHL game at the HP Pavilion on March 4, 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