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Aliaksei Protas

Born:Jan 06, 2001Draft:2019 Capitals, 91st Overall
Hometown:Vitebsk, BelarusPosition:C
Known For:“Alexei”Shoots:L
National Team:BelarusCurrent Team:Washington Capitals

Aliaksei Uladzimiravich Protas (born 6 January 2001) is a Belarusian professional ice hockey centre playing for the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League as a prospect to the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Protas previously played two seasons of major junior for the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League and was selected 91st overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. He made his professional debut in 2020 with Dinamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. Internationally Protas has played for the Belarusian national junior team at two World Junior Championships.

Aliaksei Protas, Washington Capitals
Aliaksei Protas, Washington Capitals (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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  • 2018-2019
    • U20 WJC (D1A) Silver Medal
    • WHL Champion
  • 2019-2020
    • U20 WJC (D1A) Bronze Medal
    • WHL (East) First All-Star Team
  • 2020-2021
    • Belarus Cup Winner