When the Rangers selected center Derek Stepan in the second round of 2008, some observers thought the Blueshirts might be "going off the board" to get a player who was expected to be taken in one of the later rounds. Even Stepan himself didn't think he would be drafted high enough to merit a trip to the draft, opting instead to stay home on draft day. Four years later, Derek's cousin Zach (pictured here at the recent Combine) is an NHL Entry Draft candidate who hopes to hear his name called in Pittsburgh this weekend. Find out more about Zach and 25 other draft-eligible centers on newyorkrangers.com today, as the site begins running its annual thumbnail profiles of the top draft prospects.
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