SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 26: Ryan Whitney #19 of the Anaheim Ducks tries to pass the puck to Sheldon Brookbank #21 through the reach of opponent Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks during an NHL game on December 26, 2009 at HP Pavilion at San Jose in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)
It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.
— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players