2014-15 | SOPHOMORESEASON Appeared in 36 games as a sophomore for the Maroon and Gold. • Totaled 14 points with 4 goals and 10 assists. • Tallied 2 assists in a season opening victory over UMD.• Netted 3 points, a goal and 2 assists, in a series sweep over Notre Dame.• Added an assist in a 5 - 0 road win over Michigan State.• Scored a goal in a 2 - 3 loss against Merrimack in the Mariucci Classic.• Added an assist on the road in a 3 - 4 overtime loss to Michigan.• Scored a goal in a semifinal loss during the North Star College Cup against Minnesota State. • Netted a power play goal during a 6 - 2 victory over Ohio State. • Added an assist on a Justin Kloos power play goal in a 2 - 1 victory at Penn State. • Picked up an assist in a 2 - 5 loss at Ohio State. • Tallied an assist in a 5 - 0 win over Penn State. • Added an assist in a 4 - 2 win over Michigan in the Big Ten Championship.
2013-14 | FRESHMAN SEASON Appeared in 26 games as a freshman for the Gophers including all four NCAA tournament games• totaled 13 points in his rookie campaign with six goals and seven assists• also tallied 39 blocks and was a plus-eight for the year•opened his college career with points in four-straight games•scored his first college goal in his Gophers debut -- a 6-0 win over Mercyhurst• added an assist in Minnesota's 6-3 win at Bemidji State• scored two points (one goal, one assist) in Minnesota's series against Boston College. • tallied three points in the UMD series (two power-play goals, one assist) including his first career two-point game in a 6-1 win over the Bulldogs• added an assist in Minnesota's 3-2 win at Michigan State• scored an unassisted goal in the team's 2-2 tie with Colgate at the Mariucci Classic• added an assist in Minnesota's 5-2 win at Penn State and picked up another helper against the Nittany Lions at home in a 2-1 win• opened the NCAA tournament with a goal and an assist in the team's 7-3 win over Robert Morris•earned first letter.
INTERNATIONAL Invited to the U.S. Junior Evaluation Camp as a freshman at Minnesota.
JUNIORS/HIGH SCHOOL Played in 61 regular-season games in 2012-13 for the USHL's Muskegon Lumberjacks, tallying 33 points (16 goals, 17 assists) • also skated in three playoff games for the Lumberjacks with one assists • joined Muskegon for three games in 2011-12 and tallied one assist • prior to his tenure in the USHL, played three seasons for Blaine • set career prep highs in 2011-12, contributing 36 points (16 goals, 20 assists) in his final year with the Bengals • scored 31 points (14 goals, 17 assists) in 2010-11 and six points (three goals, three assists) in 2009-10.
PERSONAL Born May 28, 1995 • son of Mike and Kathy Brodzinski • has three brothers, Jonny, Easton and Bryce • selected 141st overall in the fifth round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft by the San Jose Sharks • brother, Jonny, plays hockey for St. Cloud State and was drafted seven picks after Michael in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings.