RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 23: Spouses, children and friends of Carolina Hurricanes players sell autographed Thanksgiving-themed pucks before an NHL game against the Montreal Canadiens on November 23, 2011 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. During the 2010-11 season, the Holiday Mystery Puck fundraiser raised close to $40,000 for the Kids ÔN Community Foundation. (Photo by Phil Ellsworth/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