OTTAWA, ON - FEBRUARY 27: Owner Eugene Melnyk (R) of the Ottawa Senators serves a fan a hotdog and a coke for twenty-five cents at a concession stand for a promotion before the start of an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings at Canadian Tire Centre on February 27, 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