Video: 2012 NHL Combine ? Zach Stepan, Shattuck St. Mary?s
Being a draft prospect with some NHL bloodlines is certainly not a losing proposition, but it can sometimes be a burden that buries the prospect under the weight of inevitable comparisons.
For 2012 prospect Zach Stepan, the weight may not be too great since his cousin, forward Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers, is only just getting started on his NHL career. But Derek still has managed to establish his NHL bona fides in a relatively short amount of time, so the younger Zach will have a target to aim for as he tries to climb the ladder to the NHL.… read more