20 Michael Brodzinski  
Michael Brodzinski

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Ham Lake, Minn.

High School:
Blaine

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 197

Position:
Defense


03/29/2014

Minnesota Wins NCAA Opener Over RMU

Thirteen Gophers tallied points in the win including six skaters with two points each.

03/01/2014

Shibrowski, Serratore Heroes on Senior Night

The Gophers improved to 15-1-3 at Mariucci Arena this season - one loss at Mariucci Arena is the fewest in a season in the facility's 20-year history.

02/13/2014

No. 2 Gophers Host No. 10/11 Wolverines

The No. 2 Minnesota men's hockey program returns to action this weekend with a Big Ten Conference series against No. 10/11 Michigan at Mariucci Arena.

01/18/2014

Warning Tricks Buckeyes, Gophers Win 4-2

Sam Warning notched his first-career hat trick to lead Minnesota to a 4-2 sweep-clinching win over OSU

01/15/2014

Hockey City Classic Preview

Minnesota is 12-1-0 all-time against its new Big Ten Conference rival including a streak of five-straight wins against the Buckeyes.

11/25/2013

Minnesota Routs UMD

The Gopher hockey team routed UMD, 6-1, at Mariucci Arena.

10/28/2013

Minnesota Routs Eagles

Minnesota scored four first-period goals in a 6-1 win over Boston College.

10/15/2013

Gophers Blank Mercyhurst

Minnesota opened the 2013-14 season with a 6-0 win over Mercyhurst.

International: Will compete for a roster spot with the U.S. National Junior Team for the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships in Malmo, Sweden.

High School/Juniors: 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.