GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 31: Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates back to the bench after scoring a first period goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 31, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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