RALEIGH, NC - APRIL 08: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks at a press conference prior to the game between the Montreal Canadiens and Carolina Hurricanes on April 8, 2010 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. Bettman announced that the 2011 NHL All Star game will be hosted by the Carolina Hurricanes. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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