SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 15: Ryan O'Reilly #37 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates after he scored a power play goal on the San Jose Sharks in the first period at HP Pavilion at San Jose on December 15, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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