PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 29: Kyle Palmieri #21, Ben Lovejoy #6, and Emerson Etem #65 of the Anaheim Ducks warm up prior to their game against the Philadelphia Flyers on October 29, 2013 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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