TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 27: Sean Bergenheim #10 of the Tampa Bay Lightning warms up during pre-game skate against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the St. Pete Times Forum on October 27, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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