20 Michael Brodzinski  
Michael  Brodzinski


Ham Lake, Minn.

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Height / Weight:
5-10 / 202



Gophers Claim Big Ten Tournament Title

The win for Minnesota locks up the program's 36th NCAA tournament appearance.


Wilcox, Rau Lead Gophers in Penn State Opener

Minnesota opened the weekend with a 5-0 shutout over the Nittany Lions at Mariucci Arena.


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.


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.


Gophers Fall to Wolverines in Overtime

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


Minnesota Routs UMD

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


Minnesota Routs Eagles

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


Gophers Blank Mercyhurst

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


MHK: Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15

Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15

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.

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.

Invited to the U.S. Junior Evaluation Camp as a freshman at Minnesota.

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.

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.