Courtesy of Hertz

NHL Draft: Unearthing late-round gems key

[get_snippet]

To continue reading log into your account below or SUBSCRIBE HEREfor $0.99/month:

[theme-my-login show_title=0]
Penguins' 2017 second-round pick Zachary Lauzon. - NHL.com

Exactly who the Penguins will take with the 53rd overall pick in next weekend's NHL Draft is a mystery to everyone, Jim Rutherford included.

The names of Rasmus Dahlin, Brady Tkachuk, Andrei Svechnikov and a few other top prospects will be long off the board by the time the Penguins select Saturday morning. But those are the kinds of contingencies that the general manager says he and his staff are well prepared for. In fact, they've kind of gotten used to it.

To continue reading log into your account below or SUBSCRIBE HEREfor $0.99/month: