WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03: Dmitry Orlov #81 of the Washington Capitals and Nathan Gerbe #14 of the Carolina Hurricanes go after the puck during the first period at Verizon Center on December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/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