2024 NHL Draft

Future Vision: Ivan Demidov is a No. 1 contender in the 2024 NHL Draft

Ivan Demidov could be this year's Matvei Michkov

A top-tier talent, playing in Russia, that could, and should, threaten as a potential No. 1 pick at the 2024 NHL Draft.

Having left a significant mark in his draft-minus-two year, last season was the pivotal moment when Demidov unequivocally cemented his position as one of the sport's most exceptional prospects.

Arguably standing out as the premier player in the entire Russian junior circuit at just 17 years old, each game turned into a captivating highlight reel featuring Demidov's remarkable talents. His production, underlying metrics, and skill levels reached historic heights.

Currently, Demidov stands ready to apply his prowess to the KHL, poised to rival Macklin Celebrini as the foremost contender for the top spot in the 2024 draft.

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