RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 16: Carolina Hurricanes fans purchase autographed St. Patrick's Day themed pucks before an NHL game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 16, 2011 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. All proceeds will benefit the Carolina Hurricanes Kids 'N Community Foundation. (Photo by Phil Ellsworth/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