DENVER - APRIL 24: Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks and Brandon Yip #59 of the Colorado Avalanche pursue the puck during Game Six of the Western Conference Quaterfinals of the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Pepsi Center on April 24, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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