LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Los Angeles Kings President and General Manager Dean Lombardi speaks to the media about the acquisition of Dustin Penner prior to the game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Detroit Red Wings at Staples Center on February 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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