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Fantasy Summary

Offensive defenseman that will take some time to develop as a prospect.


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April 2020 – This is a big year coming up for Demin now that teammate Ian Mitchell has signed with the Blackhawks and will turn pro. Can he run the offense for the University of Denver? He certainly has the talent to do it but the question is has he developed enough to this point to take the reins and lead his team? If he can, it adds yet another body to what has become the deepest talent pool for defencemen in the entire NHL. Tony Carr

February 2020 – Demin has been traded from Vegas to Chicago.  Jokke Nevalainen

February 2019 – Despite seeing mainly third pairing minutes on an excellent Denver University squad, Demin has delivered significant offense from the back end in his freshman year. He currently has 13 points in 27 games played including four goals. This past weekend he scored the game winning goal in a 1-0 win over Minnesota-Duluth, one of the NCAA’s top teams, in a very important NCHC conference match-up that had huge playoff implications. If teammate Ian Mitchell decides to turn pro after this season, it’s highly likely that Demin could take over as power play quarterback in his sophomore year. Mason Black

September 2018 – Demin is an offensively gifted defenseman that spent most of the year in the BCHL where he posted 45 points, including nine goals, in only 57 games. As a native Californian, he worked his way through the Anaheim Jr. Ducks system before making the jump to one of the top tier-II junior leagues in Canada so that he could maintain his NCAA eligibility and is committed to one of the top programs in the country next season where he’ll head to the University of Denver. His path over the past couple of seasons looks very similar to Ian Mitchell whom he’ll play alongside and be mentored by this year. Expect moderate point totals as Demin gets acclimatized to the NCHA style of game – typically considered the hardest conference in NCAA – and then a big jump in point totals if Ian Mitchell decides to head to Chicago at the end of 2018-19. Mason Black

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 5.5
NHL Certainty 6.0
Country USA
Position D
Roster Type System
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth April 4, 2000
Height 6‘2”
Weight 190 lbs
Drafted 2018 Round 4; Overall: 99

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2012-2013 Anaheim Jr. Ducks QC Int PW3 0 11 2|        
 2014-2015 Anaheim Jr. Ducks 14U AAA14U AAA15 1 56 18|        
 2015-2016 Team Kelly USA-S155 0 11 -|        
  Anaheim Jr. Ducks 16U AAAT1EHL 16U25 5 611 22|Playoffs3 0 00
  Los Alamitos HighUSHS-CA8 0 22 2|        
 2016-2017 Wenatchee WildBCHL53 5 2227 32|Playoffs10 1 45
  Team Orange USA-S165 0 44 -|        
 2017-2018 Wenatchee WildBCHL57 9 3645 54|Playoffs20 2 57
  Team Grey USA-S175 0 00 -|        
  USNTDP JuniorsUSHL1 0 11 0|        
  U.S. National U18 TeamUSDP1 0 11 0|        
  Wenatchee WildDoyle Cup5 0 22 10|        
  Wenatchee WildRBC Cup5 0 22 2|        
  USA U18Hlinka Gretzky Cup4 0 00 2|        
 2018-2019 Univ. of DenverNCAA41 4 1014 14|        
 2019-2020 Univ. of DenverNCAA34 2 79 50|        
 2020-2021 Univ. of DenverNCAA- - -- -|        

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