RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 24: Brett Bellemore #73 of the Carolina Hurricanes fires a puck on net during the pre-game skate prior to an NHL game against the Ottawa Senators at PNC Arena on November 24, 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