DALLAS, TX - MARCH 23: Vernon Fiddler #38 of the Dallas Stars tries to keep the puck away against Matt Hunwick #22 of the Colorado Avalanche at the American Airlines Center on March 23, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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