WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 26: Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals (L) and Alexander Semin #28 of the Carolina Hurricanes (R) stretch before an NHL game at Verizon Center on February 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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