Red Deer Rebels goalie Ethan Anders is listed on the 2019 NHL Central Scouting final draft rankings. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer Rebels Ethan Anders and Oleg Zaytsev listed on NHL Central Scouting final draft rankings

A pair of Red Deer Rebels cracked the final 2019 NHL Central Scouting Draft Prospect Rankings.

The Rebels duo, forward Oleg Zaytsev and goalie Ethan Anders were two of 50 WHL prospects on the list.

Zaytsev, who was ranked as high as 38th this year settled in at 66th among North American skaters for the 2019 NHL Draft in June in Vancouver.

The Russian forward had 13 goals and 30 assists in 66 games during his first season in North America. He was selected by the Rebels in the first round, 17th overall in the 2018 CHL Import Draft.

Anders was one of 10 goalies from the WHL on the list. He was ranked 13 at the midterm this season and slipped to 21 by the end of the year. Anders originally a listed player by the Rebels posted career-high numbers this season. The right-handed catching netminder started 57 games with 28 wins and had a 3.09 goals against average to go along with a .907 save percentage.

The 2019 NHL Draft is set for June 21-22 in Vancouver.



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