VANCOUVER, BC - NOVEMBER 17: Jason Garrison #5 of the Vancouver Canucks looks down while Jordie Benn #24 of the Dallas Stars congratulates goal scorer Valeri Nichushkin #43 during their NHL game at Rogers Arena on November 17, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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