TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 21: James van Riemsdyk #21 of the Toronto Maple Leafs looks to shoot as Marek Mazanec #39 of the Nashville Predators defends the goal during NHL game action November 21, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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