LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 11: Patrick O'Sullivan #19 of the Edmonton Oilers warms up with a soccer ball before a game against the Los Angeles Kings on February 11, 2010 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Wendi Kaminski/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