NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 22: Former New York Rangers Ron Duguay, Stephane Matteau and Dan Blackburn participate in the Season Subscriber Fan Forum at Stout prior to the game against the Florida Panthers on March 22, 2011 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Rebecca Taylor/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