DETROIT - NOVEMBER 27: The band Bazooka Charlie plays in front of Joe Louis Arena during a pre-game outdoor cook out before the NHL game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Calgary Flames on November 27, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Imagese)
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