LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 22: Players pose in a group shot after the Media Game as part of the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Dodger Stadium on January 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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