UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 25: Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the St. Louis Blues looks on prior to the game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on January 25, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/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