COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 28: Shawn Hunwick #31 of the Columbus Blue Jackets stretches prior to the start of the game against the Detroit Red Wings on March 28, 2012 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Hunwick was signed to a one day amateur try-out contract by the Columbus Blue Jackets. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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