DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 10: Goaltender Mike Smith #41 of the Phoenix Coyotes stretches prior to the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on December 10, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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