OTTAWA, ON - FEBRUARY 6: Milan Michalek #9 of the Ottawa Senators high-fives some young fans as he steps off the ice following warmups prior to an NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres at Canadian Tire Centre on February 6, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/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