RALEIGH, NC - FEBRUARY 01: Alexander Semin #28 of the Carolina Hurricanes participates in warmups prior to an NHL game against the Ottawa Senators at PNC Arena on February 1, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Semin is two goals shy of 200 career NHL goals. (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