ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 21: High school students pose for photos on their way to prom before Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals between the St. Louis Blues and the San Jose Sharks during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center on April 21, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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