2014 NHL Stadium Series - Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Chicago Blackhawks
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 01: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) The Plain White T's perform prior to the 2014 NHL Stadium Series game at Soldier Field on March 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Noah Graham/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