WINNIPEG, CANADA - DECEMBER 22: Dustin Byfuglien #33 of the Winnipeg Jets and Erik Cole #72 of the Montreal Canadiens chat as they take part in the pre-game warm up at the MTS Centre on December 22, 2011 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/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