It's still too early to tell, but 19-year-old Russian forward Kirill Kaprizov may very well go down as the biggest steal of the 2015 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
Kaprizov was drafted all the way down in the fifth round(135th overall) by the Minnesota Wild, but his performance this season in the Kontinental Hockey League speaks to talent far beyond that draft pedigree.
Since returning from the World Junior Championship Kaprizov has 10 points in 5 games and now has a legitimate shot of breaking both the KHL and Russian records for points in a season by a professional player under 20 years of age.
Those records are held by two current NHL players with Washington Capitals forward Evgeni Kuznetsov holding the KHL record with 41 points and Pittsburgh Penguin Evgeni Malkin holding the under 20 record for Russia with 47 points. Kaprizov has 8 games remaining in his season and currently sits at 39 points.
If he can carry that over to the NHL, some organizations will have questions for their scouting staff.