Who is Vasily Podkolzin?
Vasily Podkolzin is a Russian professional ice hockey player who plays as a right-winger for the Russian junior ice hockey team, SKA-1946, in the Junior Hockey League in Eurasia. He has also competed in the Supreme Hockey League and the Kontinental Hockey League in Eurasia with teams like the Russian professional ice hockey team, SKA-Neva, and the SKA Saint Petersburg, respectively, during his career.
He gave his debut as a junior with the Vityaz Podolsk in the Russian Under-16 league and advanced to work his way through the Under-17 league. In addition to this, he has also represented his country internationally in numerous competitions like the IIHF Under-18 World Hockey Championship and the Hlinka Gretzky Cup during his professional career as a hockey player.
|Full Name||Vasily Alexandrovich Podkolzin|
|Date Of Birth||24 June 2001|
|Birth Place||Tashkent, Uzbekistan|
|Profession||ice hockey player|
|NHL Draft||10th overall|
|Current team||SKA Saint Petersburg|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Net worth||$1 million to $5 million.|
Bio, Early Life
Vasily Podkolzin’s full name is Vasily Alexandrovich Podkolzin. He was born on 24 June 2001 in Moscow, Russia, to a mother whose name is unknown to the public and to a father whose name is Alexander Podkolzin. However, it is known that his mother used to teach piano, and his father is an entrepreneur. He was born and raised by his parents alongside his younger brother, Mikhail Podkolzin, who is also interested and talented in hockey in the Maryino District in Moscow. Besides this, he is currently 19 years of age with the zodiac sign of Cancer.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Vasily Podkolzin holds a Russian nationality and belongs to Russian ethnicity. Unfortunately, there is no information regarding his religious background and religious beliefs. Besides this, he stands at a towering height of 6 feet and 4 inches (1.92m/192cms) tall and weighs around 92kgs (203lbs). Moreover, he has an athletic body physique and likes to shoot with the left side of his body. In addition to this, he has a pair of brown-colored eyes with brown-colored hair.
Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding Vasily Podkolzin’s educational background and educational qualifications. However, it is assumed that he has completed at least high school before pursuing ice hockey as his profession.
Vasily Podkolzin is currently single and not involved in a relationship with anyone. There is no information available regarding his past relationships, and it is assumed that he has remained single and focused on his career at the moment. Likewise, he has not been married yet, nor has he had any children as he is 19 years of age.
Vasily Podkolzin gave his debut performance in the spotlight of Russian hockey by playing his 2016 and 2017 seasons with the Russian Under-16 team, Vityaz Podolsk. He played a total of 29 regular season matches. In these matches, he managed to score 16 goals with 23 assists to his name. With this, he ended the season by securing 39 points for himself.
Vasily Podkolzin’s 2017-2018 season was spent with the Under-17 hockey team of Vityaz Podolsk. During this season, he appeared for 21 matches in which he scored a total of 13 goals and had 17 assists to his name. He ended the season with 30 points for himself.
Kontinental Hockey League
Vasily Podkolzin qualified for the Kontinental Hockey League in the year 2018. He gave his debut performance in the 2018 and 2019 seasons, where he appeared for a total of just 3 goalless matches with the Russian professional ice hockey team, SKA Saint Petersburg. He also appeared in the 2019 and 2020 seasons with the team, where he played a total of 30 matches in which he scored 2 goals and had 6 assists to his name. He ended the season with 8 points to his name. In addition to this, he also competed in the playoffs and played a total of 4 matches with 1 goal and 2 assists to his name.
Likewise, he had a total of 3 points under his name. With this, he has played 35 professional career matches with 14 goals and 19 assists to his name. Likewise, he has managed to amass a total of 33 points in his career.
Supreme Hockey League
Vasily Podkolzin also played in the Supreme Hockey League with the Russian professional ice hockey team, SKA-Neva. In the 2018-2019 regular season, he played 14 matches and scored 2 goals with 3 assists. He ended the season with 5 points for himself. Moreover, he also played in the playoffs for 8 matches in which he scored 3 points for himself. He also managed to score 2 goals and had 1 assist to his name.
Junior Hockey League
Vasily Podkolzin also played with the Russian junior ice hockey team SKA-1946 in the 2018 and 2019 seasons. In these seasons, he played a total of 14 regular matches in which he had scored 6 goals, gave 6 assists, and had 12 points for himself. Moreover, he also performed in the playoffs of the 2018 season in which he played 3 matches, scored 2 goals, had 1 assist with 3 points for himself.
Vasily Podkolzin has also represented his talents on an international level. His first-ever international performance took place in 2017 when he played with the Russian Under-17 team in the ice hockey tournament of players under the age of 17. His team grabbed the fifth position, and he managed to score a single goal with 5 assists and 6 points for his name in 5 total games. Likewise, he played with the Under-18 team in 2018 and managed to grab the sixth position in the tournament.
He played 4 matches and scored 2 goals with 2 assists and 4 points for himself. The same year, he also competed in the Hlinka Gretzky Cup with the Under-18 team and grabbed the third position. He scored 8 goals, had 3 assists, and 11 points for his name in just 5 matches. Since then, Vasily Podkolzin has been actively participating in the IIHF World Under-20 Championship and has managed to grab the third and second positions in the competitions. With this, he has played 35 international matches, scored 14 international goals with 19 total assists and 33 points to his name.
Vasily Podkolzin was chosen by the professional ice hockey team of Vancouver, Vancouver Canucks, in the National Hockey League draft of the year 2019. However, since he has an active contract with SKA Saint Petersburg, he will remain in the Kontinental Hockey League until his contract expires and join the National Hockey League as a Canucks’ rookie.
Vasily Podkolzin earns mostly from his professional ice hockey career. As of the year 2020, he has managed to amass a net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million, which is pretty good for a new face in the game.
Vasily Podkolzin is active on social media platforms. His official Instagram account (@podkol_) has over 25 thousand followers.