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Canucks: Vasily Podkolzin should make an instant impact next season

BIEL, SWITZERLAND - APRIL 30: Vasily Podkolzin of Russia tries to score against Goalie Niklas Schlegel of Switzerland during the Ice Hockey International Friendly game between Switzerland and Russia at Tissot-Arena on April 30, 2021 in Biel, Switzerland. (Photo by RvS.Media/Monika Majer/Getty Images)

Vasily Podkolzin is ready to play for the Vancouver Canucks.

Two years after being selected tenth overall in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, Podkolzin finally put pen to paper and agreed to a three-year entry-level contract.

“Vasily is a competitor who plays an aggressive game.