20 Michael Brodzinski  
Michael  Brodzinski

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ham Lake, Minn.

High School:
Blaine

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 197

Position:
Defense


02/20/2015

Gophers Push Streak to Seven in 2-1 Win

Adam Wilcox made 35 saves in the win while Christian Isackson and Justin Kloos tallied goals for the Gophers.

01/23/2015

Gophers Fall to Top-Ranked Mavs

Minnesota plays Minnesota Duluth on Saturday at 4 p.m. while Minnesota State and Bemidji follow at 7 p.m.

01/09/2015

Gophers Fall to Wolverines in Overtime

Minnesota (10-6-1 overall, 1-1-1-0 Big Ten) closes out the weekend series on Saturday.

01/02/2015

Gophers Fall in Mariucci Classic Opener

Minnesota will now play RIT in the consolation game on Saturday at 7 p.m. while Merrimack will take on conference rival UMass-Lowell for the tournament title at 4 p.m.

11/09/2014

Gophers Pick Up Sweep in 4-2 Victory

Taylor Cammarata picked up three assists in the victory for the Maroon & Gold.

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.

02/26/2015

MHK: Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15

Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15

2014-15 | SOPHOMORESEASON
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.

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.