At the 1987 draft, a youngster by the name of Theo Fleury was drafted in the eighth round, and he went on to have an amazing career.
If you look at the last 25 drafts, there are numerous cases in which this has occurred, and here are the 25 greatest steals from the last 25 years.
When evaluating steals, everyone has different elements to consider. Draft status, production and notoriety all were considered while compiling this list. While some may be a spot or two off, these are 25 of the best steals in the last quarter of the century.