LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 15: A member of the Kings Ice Crew poses for a photo wearing a special hat and jacket as part of Hockey Fights Cancer Night before the Los Angeles Kings face the Vancouver Canucks at Staples Center on October 15, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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