Salmon Kings Acquire Ballantyne From Phoenix

VICTORIA, British Columbia – The Victoria Salmon Kings announced that they have acquired defenseman Paul Ballantyne from the Phoenix RoadRunners in exchange for left wing Greg Hornby and financial considerations.

The Salmon Kings are the ECHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League and the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League.

Selected in the sixth round (196th overall) by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, the 6-foot-3 and 200-pound Ballantyne has three assists and 31 penalty minutes in 18 games with Phoenix.

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