UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 19: A fan shows his support for Alexander Semin #28 of the Carolina Hurricanes (not pictured) prior to the game against the New York Islanders on October 19, 2013 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/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