RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 06: Alex Goligoski #33 of the Dallas Stars and goaltender Kari Lehtonen #32 prepare to take the ice prior to a NHL game against the Carolina Hurricanes on November 6, 2011 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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