Name: Joe Krmpotich
Weight: 188 lbs.
Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN
Last Year’s Team: Rochester Mustangs
1999-2000 Stats (USHL): (as of 10-9-99)
GP G A Pts PIM
1 0 0 0 0
1998-1999 Stats (USHL):
GP G A Pts PIM
51 13 15 28 87
JH: How would you describe your style of play? is it comparable to any current NHL player?
– I’m an aggressive forward. I go hard to the corners and work hard. Hopefully get the puck out to the front of the net to score some goals.
JH: Who is your favorite NHL player and why?
– Pavel Bure. He’s a very skilled player.
JH: What are your best skills and what are the skills you feel you need to improve on?
– I’m a hard worker. I need to work on my stick handling and shooting the puck a bit more.
JH: At what age did you first start playing hockey?
– I started when I was three.
JH: What colleges are you looking at, would you like to attend or are looking at you?
– I would like to play in the WCHA and if not there, then out East would be nice.
JH: Who has been the most important influence on you in your hockey career up to this point?
– My father. He’s been very supportive of my choices.
JH: Who were some of your inspirations growing up and who do you try to mold your game after?
– The 1980 Olympic team.
JH: What advice do you have for all the young kids who would like to pursue hockey?
– Always remember it’s just a game. Have fun with it. Work hard always. Don’t ever give less than what you get.
JH: What are your first impressins of the coaches and players you’ve met playing with the Mustangs?
– I like everyone. The coaches are great. It’s a lot of fun.
JH: Are there any teams or players you’re looking forward to playing this season?
– I’m looking forward to playing every team.