VANCOUVER, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 23: Goalie Thomas Greiss #1 of the Phoenix Coyotes stops Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks in close during the first period in NHL pre-season action on September 23, 2013 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/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