BUFFALO, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Derek Roy of the Buffalo Sabres signs autographs for fans during a red carpet arrival for players before playing the Toronto Maple Leafs at HSBC Arena on September 25, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/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