SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 12: Tomas Hertl #48 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by teammates after he scored a goal against the Minnesota Wild during the first period at SAP Center on December 12, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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