Minnesota opened the 2013-14 season with a 6-0 win over Mercyhurst.
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 yearopened his college career with points in four-straight gamesscored 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 Morrisearned 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.