RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 07: Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders jostle during a stoppage in play during their NHL game at PNC Arena on November 7, 2013 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