20 Michael Brodzinski  
Michael Brodzinski

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ham Lake, Minn.

High School:
Blaine

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 197

Position:
Defense


10/11/2014

Gophers, RPI to Play for Ice Breaker Title

Minnesota is 10-2-0 all-time against RPI including a 6-2 win last season at Mariucci Arena.

10/10/2014

Gophers Open Ice Breaker with 4-3 Win

Kyle Rau became just the 49th player in school history to earn 125 career points.

06/18/2014

Five Gophers Invited to USA Hockey Camp

The 2014 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp will be held in Lake Placid, Aug. 2-9.

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.

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.

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.