WASHINGTON DC, DC - MARCH 08: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals is stopped on a first period scoring chance by Marty Turco #35 of the Dallas Stars on March 8, 2010 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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