“Demidov can walk without crutches, but he will start skating only in two weeks” – agent of the hockey player

“Demidov can walk without crutches, but he will start skating only in two weeks” – agent of the hockey player

Before SKA-1946 Ivan Demidov is rehabilitating from an injury and is not training yet, he can go on the ice in two weeks, an agent told Dan Milstein .

These days, Ivan Demidov is attending a Florida State newcomer training camp hosted by Milstein. Last season, the 18-year-old forward scored 60 points (23+37) in 30 MHL championship games for SKA-1946, adding 28 points (11+17) in 17 playoff games.

— A year ago, defender Dmitry Simashev He was expected to be selected at the end of the first round. But he arrived at the draft speaking excellent English, endeared himself to those around him and was drafted sixth overall by Arizona.

Now Demidov shocked me. After all, a year ago Ivan asked me, “What does it take for me to be selected first in the draft?” I replied: “Vanya, all you need is English. »

There was no need to repeat it. We gave him an English teacher, and within a year Demidov improved his language to the highest level. He communicates himself – calmly, without an interpreter. And this is a very important point.

— Ivan Demidov became the top scorer in the MHL playoffs by winning the Kharlamov Cup with SKA. But he did not play the decisive match due to injury. How is his health now?

— Vanya arrived in North America on June 1 and since then has been undergoing rehabilitation under the close supervision of doctors and physiotherapists in the NHL system. Demidov can now walk without crutches. But he’s not working out in the gym or skating yet. An on-ice test will take place in about two weeks,” Milshtein told .

The NHL Draft will take place June 28-29 in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to scouts, Demidov can be selected among the top 5 recruits.

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Source : MatchTV

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