BUFFALO, NY - DECEMBER 21: Thomas Vanek #26 of the Buffalo Sabres is photographed by a group of female fans while warming up to play the Anaheim Ducks at HSBC Arena on December 21, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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