NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 24: Head coach Barry Trotz and assistant coach Phil Housley of the Nashville Predators watch their team warmup prior to a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Bridgestone Arena on September 24, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/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