NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 7: Patric Hornqvist #27 and Jason Arnott #19 of the Nashville Predators prepare their sticks prior to a game against the Carolina Hurricanes on January 7, 2010 at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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