UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 02: Zenon Konopka #28 (C) of the New York Islanders scores at 19:11 of the first period against the New York Rangers at the Nassau Coliseum on December 2, 2010 in Uniondale, New York. Joining him are (L-R) Andrew MacDonald, Matt Moulson #26 and James Wisniewski #20. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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