SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Ryane Clowe #29 and Antero Niittymaki #30 of the San Jose Sharks defend the net against Derick Brassard #16 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL game on November 20, 2010 at HP Pavilion at San Jose in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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