Vasili Podkolzin DEMOTED From KHL (Another WEIRD Update On Vancouver Canucks Top Prospects) NHL News

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Let's talk a bit more today about Vasili Podkolzin, who recently got demoted from the KHL's SKA St. Petersburg to the VHL's SKA Neva St. Petersburg. This is similar to a demotion from the NHL to the AHL, but in Russia instead of North America.

The top Vancouver Canucks prospect suited up today to a nice performance, but there're a bit more questions to the situation than meets the eye at first glance.

Rick Dhaliwal's Twitlonger:

Vasili Podkolzin was one of the top NHL prospects at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

The 2019 NHL Entry Draft saw many top NHL prospects get selected by a variety of teams. The first round of the draft went as follows:

1st - New Jersey Devils, Jack Hughes
2nd - New York Rangers, Kaapo Kakko
3rd - Chicago Blackhawks, Kirby Dach
4th - Colorado Avalanche (from Ottawa Senators), Bowen Byram
5th - Los Angeles Kings, Alex Turcotte
6th - Detroit Red Wings, Moritz Seider
7th - Buffalo Sabres, Dylan Cozens
8th - Edmonton Oilers, Philip Broberg
9th - Anaheim Ducks, Trevor Zegras
10th - Vancouver Canucks, Vasili Podkolzin
11th - Arizona Coyotes (from Philadelphia Flyers), Victor Soderstrom
12th - Minnesota Wild, Matthew Boldy
13th - Florida Panthers, Spencer Knight
14th - Philadelphia Flyers (from Arizona Coyotes), Cam York
15th - Montreal Canadiens, Cole Caufield
16th - Colorado Avalanche, Alex Newhook
17th - Vegas Golden Knights, Peyton Krebs
18th - Dallas Stars, Thomas Harley
19th - Ottawa Senators (from Columbus Blue Jackets), Lassi Thomson
20th - Winnipeg Jets (from Winnipeg via New York Rangers), Ville Heinola
21st - Pittsburgh Penguins, Samuel Poulin
22nd - Los Angeles Kings (from Toronto Maple Leafs), Tobias Bjornfot
23rd - New York Islanders, Simon Holmstrom
24th - Nashville Predators, Philip Tomasino
25th - Washington Capitals, Connor McMichael
26th - Calgary Flames, Jakob Pelletier
27th - Tampa Bay Lightning, Nolan Foote
28th - Carolina Hurricanes, Ryan Suzuki
29th - Anaheim Ducks (from San Jose Sharks via Buffalo Sabres), Brayden Tracey
30th - Boston Bruins, John Beecher
31st - Buffalo Sabres (from St. Louis Blues), Ryan Johnson

This video is taking place after the Vancouver Canucks were eliminated from the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs involved sixteen teams, which were the Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals, Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens, Carolina Hurricanes, New York Islanders, and Columbus Blue Jackets in the East, and the Colorado Avalanche, St. Louis Blues, Vegas Golden Knights, Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, Arizona Coyotes, and Dallas Stars in the West.

The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Dallas Stars in the 2020 Stanley Cup Finals in Game 6 to win the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The Vegas Golden Knights got eliminated by the Dallas Stars in the Western Conference Finals in Game 5, and the New York Islanders were eliminated by the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6.

Of the Conference Semi-Final matchups, the Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche, Vancouver Canucks, and Philadelphia Flyers have been eliminated.

Teams eliminated from the first round of the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are the St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames, Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets, Montreal Canadiens, Carolina Hurricanes, and the Washington Capitals.

The eliminated teams of the 2020 NHL Playoffs from the qualifying play-in series are the Edmonton Oilers, Winnipeg Jets, Nashville Predators, Minnesota Wild, Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Florida Panthers.

This also is taking place a few days after the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.

The 2020 NHL Draft Top 12 went as follows:

1st) New York Rangers, Alexis Lafrenière
2nd) Los Angeles Kings, Quinton Byfield
3rd) Ottawa Senators (from San Jose Sharks), Tim Stützle
4th) Detroit Red Wings, Lucas Raymond
5th) Ottawa Senators, Jake Sanderson
6th) Anaheim Ducks, Jamie Drysdale
7th) New Jersey Devils, Alexander Holtz
8th) Buffalo Sabres, Jack Quinn
9th) Minnesota Wild, Marco Rossi
10th) Winnipeg Jets, Cole Perfetti
11th) Nashville Predators, Yaroslav Askarov
12th) Florida Panthers, Anton Lundell

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