VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 20: Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks stretches before the start of their game against the Detroit Red Wings at General Motors Place on March 20, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Kesler signed a five year contract extension with the Canucks this week. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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