NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 6: David Legwand #11 of the Nashville Predators battles against Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings in front of goalie Pekka Rinne #35 during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on March 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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