NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 25: Vernon Fiddler #38 of the Dallas Stars stretches along the bench in warmups against the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on February 25, 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