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Canucks: Why Podkolzin’s game will be different from other Russian players

EDMONTON, AB - JANUARY 04: Kaiden Guhle #21 of Canada skates against Vasili Podkolzin #19 of Russia during the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship semifinals at Rogers Place on January 4, 2021 in Edmonton, Canada. (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images)

After a recent post on the Vancouver Canucks Instagram page, fans of the team that aren’t so much into their hockey abroad have finally had a chance to see the team’s 2019 first round pick , Vasili Podkolzin in action.

“He looks like a man, he doesn’t look like a junior player”, said Canucks captain Bo Horvat on 20-year-old winger, after sharing the ice with him.