UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 05: Trainers arrange the pucks on the boards prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Winnipeg Jets at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 5, 2012 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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