PITTSBURGH, PA - FEBRUARY 12: Tom Pyatt #11 of the Tampa Bay Lightning moves the puck up ice in front of Steve Sullivan #26 of the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 12, 2012 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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