Video Review at 1:57 of the 3rd Period in the Minnesota/Ottawa game confirmed the referee's ruling on the ice that Minnesota forward Nick Johnson scored a goal during a goal mouth scramble. The puck was conclusively determined to be entirely over the goal line.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp