NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 08: Andrei Loktionov #8 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates with the puck in the first period against Eric Gelinas #22 of the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 8, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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