RALEIGH, NC - OCTOBER 06: Anton Khudobin #31 of the Carolina Hurricanes warms up for his Hurricanes debut prior to an NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers on October 6, 2013 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. (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