DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 23: Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings carries the puck around his net while Alexandre Burrows #14 of the Vancouver Canucks reaches after during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on February 23, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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