NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 18: Goaltender Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils defends his goal in warm-ups prior to making his 1,030th NHL appearance making him #1 all time in appearances for goaltenders, against the Ottawa Senators at the Prudential Center on December 18, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
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