ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 11: David Steckel #20 of the Anaheim Ducks is pursued by Nino Niederreiter #22 of the Minnesota Wild for the puck in the first period at Honda Center on December 11, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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