NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 10 Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricans is grabbed in a headlock by Adam Larsson #5 of the New Jersey Devils during the first period of an NHL hockey game at the Prudential Center on October 10, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. (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