RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 16: Dennis Seidenberg #44 of the Boston Bruins goes for the puck against Tom Kostopoulos #29 of the Carolina Hurricanes during their NHL game on March 16, 2010 at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Pilling/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