CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 17: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks controls the puck under pressure from Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings during an exhibition game at United Center on September 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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