RALEIGH, NC - OCTOBER 02: Young Hurricanes fans watch Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Carolina Hurricanes warm up before a NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers on October 2, 2009 at RBC Center 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