When a team drafts a player in the last round of the NHL Entry Draft, they are searching for an uncut diamond lost within hundreds of lumps of coal. Rarely do they find a special player who turns out to be a diamond-in-the-rough.
Arvid Costmar may become one of those rare golden tickets found in a Wonka bar. The Vancouver Canucks chose him in the seventh and final round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. He was the 215th player selected, third-last in the entire draft.
Since 2005, the NHL Draft has been comprised of seven rounds.