DETROIT, MI - MARCH 27: Goalie Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a glove save during an NHL game against the Montreal Canadiens on March 27, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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