NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 16: Hal Gill #75 of the Nashville Predators stretches during warmups against the Anaheim Ducks during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on February 16, 2013 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