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Kyle Brodziak | Center

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (31) / 5/25/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 212
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Kyle Brodziak has signed a one-year contract worth $900K with the St. Louis Blues.
Brodziak will be entering his age-31 season when October rolls around, and accumulated just 25 goals and 56 points over the last three seasons for Minnesota. Which is a notable drop off from his combined 47 goals and 133 points with the Wild the trio of seasons prior to that. Known more for his quality defensive play, Brodziak will help to sure up the Blues' bottom six forward corps. Jul 2 - 9:11 PM

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It's beginning to look more and more likely that Kyle Brodziak will be a free agent come July 1st, as neither side has spoken to each other yet.

The 31 year old veteran forward is coming off a three-year contract worth $8.5M for a $2.83M cap hit. Brodziak has spent his last six seasons with Minnesota, but wasn't the expected offensive force during his second three-year pact with them. After averaging 16 goals, 38 points, 56 blocks and 67 hits his first three seasons, Brodziak's production fell off dramatically. He averaged eight goals, 19 points, 41 blocks and 61 hits over his latest contract.
Jun 4 - 10:16 PM

Kyle Brodziak hopes to re-sign with the Minnesota Wild.

Brodziak is set to become an unrestricted free agent after completing his three-year, $8.49 million contract. "First time I'll ever be a UFA, so I don't really know what to expect," Brodziak said. "I loved it here. I've been here for six years, started my family here, made a lot of really good friends. I have nothing bad to say about the organization, so right now, I'm just not really sure what's going to pan out." He had nine goals and 20 points in 73 contests in 2014-15.
May 12 - 10:21 AM

Kyle Brodziak (upper body) returned to action on Thursday April 2.

Brodziak was absent for three straight games due to the injury. He had two blocked shots in 11:02 minutes of playing time in his return.
Apr 3 - 1:56 AM

Center Kyle Brodziak will miss another game Saturday night when the Minnesota Wild entertain the Los Angeles Kings.

Brodziak will miss his third game with upper-body tightness. Minnesota coach Mike Yeo, however, says Brodziak likely will be returning to practice next week. Broziak has nine goals and 20 points in 67 games this season.
Mar 28 - 5:44 PM

Kyle Brodziak is not available Tuesday due to upper-body tightness.

Brodziak has nine goals and 20 points in 67 contests in 2014-15. Jordan Schroeder is expected to help fill the void.
Mar 24 - 12:40 PM

Kyle Brodziak played in his 600th career NHL game on Friday.

"It’s definitely something I’m proud of," Brodziak said. "Looking back, as a kid growing up, you just want to play in the NHL and then you get there, you want to stay. I’ve been very fortunate to be able to be in the league a long time and it’s something I try not to take for granted." The 30-year-old has played for Edmonton and Minnesota in his career. He has 96 goals and 222 career points in those 600 games.
Feb 21 - 11:38 AM

Kyle Brodziak earned two assists in Minnesota's comeback win over Winnipeg on Monday.

He had the secondary helper on goals by Ryan Carter and Justin Fontaine during the second period to tie the game at 2-2. Brett Sutter picked the primary assist on both of those markers. Brodziak has contributed eight points in 28 games this season
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 10:35:00 AM

Kyle Brodziak scored his fourth goal of the season in the Minnesota Wild's 3-2 overtime loss to the visiting Boston Bruins Wednesday night.

Jason Pominville was credited with the Wild's other goal, giving him seven for the season. Brett Sutter and Erik Haula each posted their first assists of the season on the Brodziak goal. Ryan Suter picked up his 18th assist of the season on Pominville's goal.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 10:58:00 PM

Kyle Brodziak will be a healthy scratch in Minnesota's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday.

Brodziak will be replaced by Stu Bickel. The 30-year-old has scored three goals and four points in 12 games this season.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 05:53:00 PM

Kyle Brodziak's line combined for six points in the first period of Thursday's 6-3 win over Buffalo.

Brodziak notched a goal and an assist to end a five-game pointless skid. Ryan Carter produced a goal and a helper as well, while Justin Fontaine added a pair of assists. The trio produced both goals before the first period was 10 minutes old.
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 11:11:00 AM

Kyle Brodziak's first two goals of the season were humungous on Thursday night, as they erased a two-goal third-period deficit for the Wild and allowed them to emerge 3-2 in overtime against San Jose.

Brodziak managed eight goals in 81 games last season, so scoring a pair in just over five minutes was quite a big deal. Brodziak helped the Wild come within two points of the Central Division leading Nashville Predators.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 12:15:00 AM

Kyle Brodziak returned from the press box on Tuesday night.

He centered a line between Thomas Vanek and Nino Niederreiter. Brodziak's forecheck helped create Niederreiter's opening goal of the match in a 4-3 win over Boston. He had been a healthy scratch for the previous five games.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 02:15:00 PM

Kyle Brodziak is projected to be a healthy scratch Friday night.

Minnesota's fourth line at practice appears to be Matt Cooke, Ryan Carter and Jason Zucker. The Wild will get Justin Fontaine back from injury against Anaheim, so he'll be taking Brodziak's spot in the lineup.
Fri, Oct 17, 2014 03:51:00 PM

Kyle Brodziak (back) was able to play in Thursday's regular season opener.

He recorded three shots in 12:05 of ice time during Minnesota's 5-0 domination of Colorado. Brodziak also won five of his nine faceoffs in the contest.
Fri, Oct 10, 2014 01:48:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Backes
2Jori Lehtera
3Paul Stastny
4Kyle Brodziak
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Steve Ott
4Jordan Caron
5Magnus Paajarvi
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Troy Brouwer
3Patrik Berglund
4Dmitrij Jaskin
5Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Carl Gunnarsson
5Chris Butler
6Peter Harrold
7Robert Bortuzzo
G1Brian Elliott
2Jake Allen