ATLANTA - OCTOBER 22: Eric Fehr #16 of the Washington Capitals scores a goal against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on October 22, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/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