LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 27: Goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers blocks a shot by Tanner Pearson #70 of the Los Angeles Kings during a preseason game at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 27, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/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