EDMONTON, CANADA - JANUARY 14: A rink attendant puts the finishing touches on an NHL.com rinkboard before a game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Pittsburgh Penguins at Rexall Place on January 14, 2010 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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