SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 22: Jason Demers #60, Evgeni Nabokov #20 and Kent Huskins #40 of the San Jose Sharks watch the puck against the Colorado Avalanche in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 22, 2010 at HP Pavilion at San Jose in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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