NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 02: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils takes a shot in front of his fans holding a sign during warmups before an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadians at the Prudential Center on April 2, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. This is Parise's first game back since being out most of the season with knee surgery.(Photo by Paul Bereswill/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