TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 23: Victor Hedman #77 of the Tampa Bay Lightning is greeted by fans as he takes the ice for pre game warm ups prior to the game against the Ottawa Senators at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on January 23, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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