DENVER, CO - JANUARY 08: Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche warms up prior to facing the Ottawa Senators at Pepsi Center on January 8, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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