RALEIGH, NC - DECEMBER 01: Jiri Tlusty #19 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates back to the bench with teammate Patrick Dwyer #39 after scoring a first period goal of the New York Rangers during a NHL game on December 1, 2011 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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