Victoria, Krestanovich Brothers Agree To Terms

VICTORIA, British Columbia – The Victoria Salmon Kings announced that they have agreed to terms with brothers Derek Krestanovich and Jordan Krestanovich.

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.

The brothers were acquired by Victoria from Pensacola on Nov. 28, 2006 in exchange for the ECHL rights of right wing Adam Taylor and left wing David Wrigley.

Selected in the third round (92nd overall) by the Washington Capitals in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, the 24-year-old Derek had 20 points (7g-13a) and 60 penalty minutes in 52 regular season games and two points (1g-1a) in six Kelly Cup Playoff games for Victoria in 2006-07 after having 11 points (3g-8a) and 46 penalty minutes in 14 games with Pensacola.

Selected in fifth round (152nd overall) by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, the 26-year-old Jordan had 37 points (12g-25a) and 37 penalty minutes in 54 regular season games and seven points (1g-6a) and two penalty minutes in six games in the Kelly Cup Playoffs for Victoria after having eight points (3g-5a) and 18 penalty minutes in 14 games with Pensacola.

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