SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 21: Joe Thornton #19 and Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks faces off against Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during an NHL game on November 21, 2013 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Nick Lust/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