DETROIT, MI - MARCH 4: Cory Emmerton #48 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for the puck with Dylan Olsen #34 of the Chicago Blackhawks during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on March 4, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Sandford/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