DETROIT, MI - MAY 06: Tomas Holmstrom #96 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for the puck with Doug Murray #3 of the San Jose Sharks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 6, 2011 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