BOSTON, MA - MARCH 24: Zdeno Chara #33 and alumni legend Ray Bourque of the Boston Bruins at the ceremonial puck drop with Brian Gionta #21 of the Montreal Canadiens at the TD Garden on March 24, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI 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