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PENTICTON, B.C. – The Penticton Vees are pleased to announce defenseman Frank Djurasevic (’02) has committed to the team for the 2020/21 season.
Djurasevic, 18, began the season patrolling the blue line with the North Jersey Avalanche U18 squad, playing in 28 total games and compiling 6 goals and 13 assists for 19 points during that span. Djurasevic helped his North Avalanche team to an American Youth Hockey League (AYHL) U18 Premier championship.
The 6’2”, 190-pound rearguard completed the 2019/20 campaign with Trinity-Pawling School in the USHS-Prep league, amassing 4 goals and 16 assists for 20 points in 21 games from the blue line.
The New Rochelle, New York native, who is a dual citizen to both the United States and Canada, played two seasons at the Selects Hockey Academy before making his way to U18 hockey last season. Djurasevic played in 93 total games with the program, scoring 12 goals and adding 46 assists for 58 points during his two seasons.
The Vees would like to welcome Frank and his family to the organization and the South Okanagan.