The Red Deer Rebels are preparing to make one selection at the 2022 CHL Import Draft on Friday (July 1).

The Rebels own the 49th overall selection in the first round of the draft, which gets underway at 9 a.m. MT. The draft can be followed online at

Each of the 60 teams in the Canadian Hockey League will take part in the CHL Import Draft. CHL teams are allowed to keep two Import players on the roster.

The Rebels featured two Import players on their roster during the 2021-22 season – Finnish defenceman Christoffer Sedoff (selected 25th overall by Red Deer at the 2019 CHL Import Draft) and Czech forward Frantisek Formanek (selected 14th overall in 2021). Sedoff recorded 61 points in 66 games during the regular season. Formanek collected nine points in 33 games after joining the club in January.