SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 16: Stephen Weiss #9 of the Florida Panthers celebrates his goal against goaltender Johan Hedberg #1 of the Atlanta Thrashers at the BankAtlantic Center on December 16, 2009 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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