GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 24: Keith Yandle #3 and goaltender Mike Smith #41 of the Phoenix Coyotes visit with some youth hockey players before the start of their game against the San Jose Sharks at Jobing.com Arena on April 24, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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