SAINT PAUL, MN - FEBRUARY 14: Alexander Edler #23 of the Vancouver Canucks and Guillaume Latendresse #48 of the Minnesota Wild battle for the puck along the boards during the game at the Xcel Energy Center on February 14, 2010 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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