SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 05: Vaclav Prospal #22 of the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrates after he scored on Thomas Greiss #1 of the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion at San Jose on January 5, 2012 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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