PHILADELPHIA - MARCH 11: Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins chats with Michael Leighton #49 of the Philadelphia Flyers during warm-ups prior to their game on March 11, 2010 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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