North American Skater
HEIGHT: 6' 5"
Weight: 205
Born: 01/06/2001
Mid Term Rank: 77
Nationality: Belarussian
Club: Prince Albert
League: WHL

• In his first season playing in North America, Protas ranked seventh among WHL rookies with 11-29—40 in 61 games during the regular season. In the playoffs, he led all rookies with 12-10—22 in 23 games to help the Prince Albert Raiders win the Ed Chynoweth Cup as WHL champions.

• A native of Vitebsk, Belarus, Protas represented his country at the 2018 Under-18 World Championship (1-3—4 in 5 GP) and helped Belarus earn silver at the 2019 Division 1 – Group A World Junior Championship (2-3—5 in 5 GP).

• Models his style of play after Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin.