The Victoria Cougars have acquired 19-year-old defenseman Daniyal Nussipakynov from the North Vancouver Wolf Pack (PJHL) in exchange for 17-year-old forward Wyatt Elmer.
A native of North Vancouver, Nussipakynov dressed in ten games for the Wolf Pack this season, collecting two goals, one assist, and two penalty minutes.
Nussipakynov stands 5-foot-10 and weighs in at 170-pounds.
In other news, the Cougars have re-signed 20-year-old defenseman Ryan Vorster. The two-year veteran of the VIJHL has 76 points in 110 career games for Victoria.