COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 26: Steve Mason #1 and Antoine Vermette #50, both of the Columbus Blue Jackets, and Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators stretch prior to the start of their game on January 26, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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