NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 19: Young fans of the New York Rangers cheer on their team during warm-ups prior to the start against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden on January 19, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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