NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 30: Chris Thorburn #27 and Zach Bogosian #4 of the Atlanta Thrashers warm up in front of their fans prior to a game against the Nashville Predators on January 30, 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