COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 22: Mike Commodore #22 of the Columbus Blue Jackets controls the puck in front of Cal O'Reilly #16 of the Nashville Predators on November 22, 2010 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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