Brooks, Alberta, May 14, 2014 – The Brooks Bandits are pleased to announce the signing of 1996 Forward, Nick Prkusic from Medicine Hat, AB. Nick spent the last two seasons playing in the AMHL with the South East Athletic Club Tigers and forged a leading role for the hockey club. This season he scored 8 goals and 11 assists for 19 points while being named Captain of the squad. Nick also was an affiliate player for the Bandits and played in one regular season game while regularly attending practices throughout the season. Prkusic is another forward recruit with size standing 6'2″, 202 lb.
Head Coach/GM Ryan Papaioannou – “We've had the ability to get to know Nick over the past couple years and he has demonstrated to us that he is the right type of person for our organization. His work ethic and dedication are very important to him and its shown in his progression as a player. He practiced with us on numerous occasions last season and has made every effort to improve his game. Nick continues to impress our staff each time we see him and we feel his size and strength will be an asset to our line up.”
Nick Prkusic – “It's a great honour to sign with the Brooks Bandits. It's a top class organization and I look forward to proving myself as a Bandit. They have amazing support from the City and I can't wait to be a part of the winning atmosphere.”