RALEIGH, NC - DECEMBER 20: Martin Erat #10 of the Washington Capitals pressures Jiri Tlusty #19 of the Carolina Hurricanes during their game at PNC Arena on December 20, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/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