LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 02: Olli Jokinen #12 of the New York Rangers skates in his first game with his new team during warm up against the Los Angeles Kings at the Staples Center on February 2, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/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