BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 29: Patrick Kaleta #36 of the Buffalo Sabres draws the attention of young fans before their game against the Boston Bruins on January 29, 2010 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. USA Hockey encouraged fans to wear their favorite hockey sweaters as part of their celebration of the third annual Hockey Weekend Across America. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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