OTTAWA, CANADA - FEBRUARY 25: Erik Karlsson #65 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first period goal with teammates Filip Kuba #17 and Milan Michalek #9 against the Boston Bruins during an NHL game at Scotiabank Place on February 25, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/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