Originally written on State of Hockey News  |  Last updated 11/17/14
  Sometimes you just get lucky.  Maybe its something simple at finding money on the ground, or scratching off a winning lottery ticket.  Or perhaps its finding something you thought you lost a long time ago.  What makes it fun is the unexpected discovery, even if its something you owned the fact did not think you'd see that item again now makes it almost seem like a prize.  When the Minnesota Wild used its 7th round pick (191st Overall) in 2011 to select the Ottawa 67's Tyler Graovac it was the NHL equivalent of buying a lottery ticket.  I will admit, I do not buy lottery tickets for a very simple reason.  I think they're a waste of money.  I think you don't win enough to justify their expense, so I never buy them.  However, if you buy a ticket you have a chance, albeit a small one to win big.  The later rounds of the NHL draft is much the same way.  Players drafted beyond the 3rd round have just a 12% chance of making it, which is actually a pretty good percentage in comparison...
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