Brantford Bulldogs

Bulldogs Sign Defenseman Niko Krmpotic

February 21, 2024 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL)
Brantford Bulldogs News Release

BRANTFORD, ONTARIO. Brantford Bulldogs General Manager Matt Turek announced today the signing of defenseman Niko Krmpotic to an OHL Scholarship & Development Agreement.

Krmpotic, from Georgetown, ON, comes to the Bulldogs from his hometown Georgetown Raiders of the OJHL. Having skated in 49 games in his first year of junior eligibility the 6'1", 185lbs left shot defenceman has posted a pair of goals & 9 assists for 11 points. Known for combining slick skating, a strong first pass and physical presence, Krmpotic is an exciting addition to the Bulldogs blueline.

A 9th round selection, 169th overall, in the 2023 OHL Priority Selection Draft, Krmpotic continues a very valuable pipeline to the Halton Hills Hurricanes U16AAA program, where the Bulldogs drafted captain Lawson Sherk & goaltender Matteo Drobac from.

Krmpotic skated in 36 games in the 2022-23 season scoring 4 goals & 15 assists for 19 points while showing his leadership abilities in serving as an assistant captain.

"Niko Krmpotic is a player we are very excited about as an organization and we are very happy to receive his commitment." said Bulldogs General Manager Matt Turek. "Niko is a player who impressed us with his skills, intelligence and character immediately and he's continued to build on it over the season. We are excited to watch Niko's continued progress and see him as a large part of the Bulldogs moving forward."

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