DETROIT - DECEMBER 23: Brett Lebda #22 of the Detroit Red Wings and teammate Todd Bertuzzi #44 talk with Team Masseur Sergei Tchekmarev as he works on some equipment before warm-ups prior to a NHL game against the Chicago Blackhawks at Joe Louis Arena on December 23, 2009 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