Playoff Notes: 5th NHL playoff in 9th NHL season ... Round 2 vs Mtl: 1-0=1 in 6 gp ... Scored his 1st goal of this post-season 5/3 in gm 2 ... Round 1 vs Det: Did not play in the series ... 3 career multi-pt games ... Career OT: 1-0=1 in 22 gp ... Career Game 7s: 6 (4-2)
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