PITTSBURGH - JANUARY 31: Tyler Kennedy #48 of the Pittsburgh Penguins takes a shot in front of Brett Lebda #22 of the Detroit Red Wings on January 31, 2010 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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