EDMONTON, CANADA - OCTOBER 23: Edmonton Oilers center Gilbert Brule #67 leaves the ice after warm-up before a game against the San Jose Sharks at Rexall Place on October 23, 2010 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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