COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 28: John Moore #7, Kristian Huselius #20, Antoine Vermette #50, Mathieu Garon #32 and Tomas Kubalik #33, all of the Columbus Blue Jackets, stand during the playing of the National Anthem prior to the start of their game against the Minnesota Wild on September 28, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by John Grieshop/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