ATLANTA - MARCH 29: Goaltender Johan Hedberg #1 of the Atlanta Thrashers saves a shot on goal by the Carolina Hurricanes at Philips Arena on March 29, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/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