PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 25: Maxime Talbot #25 of the Pittsburgh Penguins moves the puck up ice in front of Sergei Kostitsyn #74 of the Montreal Canadiens on November 25, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/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