RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 2: The crowd trickles into PNC Arena as Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes participates in warmups prior to an NHL game against the Florida Panthers on March 2, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Phil Ellsworth/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