LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Kyle Clifford #13 of the Los Angeles Kings walks off the ice after warming up prior to facing the Columbus Blue Jackets at Staples Center on November 17, 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