NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 04: Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals hits Eric Gelinas #22 of the New Jersey Devils into the boards during the first period at the Prudential Center on April 4, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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