Modin, who won the Stanley Cup in 2004 with the Tampa Bay Lightning, has 3 goals and 10 pints in 36 games for the Thrashers this season. The Flames have surged into the top eight of the Western Conference after being near the bottom of the NHL standings as late as mid-December.
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