NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 18: Patric Hornqvist #27 and Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators workout before the team faces the Los Angeles Kings during an NHL game on December 18, 2010 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.(Photo by John Russell/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