Tryamkin, 22, sat for the first 10 games of the regular season, but will play tonight with Chris Tanev coming out of the lineup due to a lower-body injury. Tryamkin is a monster at 6-foot-7, 228 lbs. but doesn’t possess a lot of offensive upside. Tryamkin had one goal, one assist and 11 shots in 13 games last season.
Nikita Tryamkin is expected to make his NHL debut on Wednesday.
Tryamkin, 21, is a monster of a defenseman, standing in at 6-foot-7, 228 lbs. He was the Canucks third round pick (66th overall) in 2014 and will make his NHL debut tonight after spending four seasons in the KHL. He had 11 points, 71 PIMS and a minus-3 rating in 53 games with Yekaterinburg Automobilist this season.