Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild
Kyle Brodziak
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KyleBrodziak
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 212
BIRTHDATE: 05/25/1984
AGE: 30
BIRTHPLACE: St. Paul, AB, CAN
DRAFTED: EDM: 2003-214 overall
2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS

Established career-highs in goals (16), points (37) and PIM (56)...Wild was 7-1-0 when he recorded multiple points and 10-3-0 when he scored a goal…Won 48.9% of faceoffs and averaged career-best 15:46 TOI…Logged career-high 23:30 TOI vs. DET (2/20)...Tallied three points (1-2=3) vs. ANA (2/18)...Notched four-game point streak (1-3=4, 2/9-2/15)...Collected five assists in three-game assist streak (1/16-1/19)...Recorded career-high three assists and +3 rating at CGY (1/19)...Skated in 300th NHL game at NSH (1/11)...Tallied two goals and won 11 of 14 faceoffs vs. SJ (12/30)...Recorded goal for 100th career point vs. CGY (12/20)...Won 12 of 17 faceoffs at ANA (12/12)...Registered career-high six shots at PHX (12/9)...
Scored twice and had fighting major at COL (11/27)...Collected two goals at EDM (10/21)...Missed two games with flu (2/24, 2/25).
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Has collected 128 points (51-77=128) and 138 PIM in 337 games in parts of six seasons with Edmonton and Minnesota…Owns 27 career multi-point efforts.

2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS
Established career-highs in goals (16), points (37) and PIM (56)...Wild was 7-1-0 when he recorded multiple points and 10-3-0 when he scored a goal…Won 48.9% of faceoffs and averaged career-best 15:46 TOI…Logged career-high 23:30 TOI vs. DET (2/20)...Tallied three points (1-2=3) vs. ANA (2/18)...Notched four-game point streak (1-3=4, 2/9-2/15)...Collected five assists in three-game assist streak (1/16-1/19)...Recorded career-high three assists and +3 rating at CGY (1/19)...Skated in 300th NHL game at NSH (1/11)...Tallied two goals and won 11 of 14 faceoffs vs. SJ (12/30)...Recorded goal for 100th career point vs. CGY (12/20)...Won 12 of 17 faceoffs at ANA (12/12)...Registered career-high six shots at PHX (12/9)...
Scored twice and had fighting major at COL (11/27)...Collected two goals at EDM (10/21)...Missed two games with flu (2/24, 2/25).

2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS
Set career-highs in games played (82), assists (23), points (32) and shots on goal (140) in first season with Minnesota…One of two players to appear in every Wild game (Brunette)…Logged career high 20:17 TOI vs. DAL (4/10)… Notched GWG in overtime at PHI (3/25)…Tallied career-high three points (1-2=3) vs. VAN (2/14)…Won 16 of 20 faceoffs vs. EDM (2/4) and was +3… Had career-high five-game point streak (2-4=6, 1/5-1/13)…Minnesota went 4-1-0 in that span…Scored GWG and added assist vs. CGY (1/6)…Appeared
in 200th career NHL game at COL (11/28)…Won 48.4 % of faceoffs and averaged career-best 15:19 TOI.

2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS
Recorded 27 points (11-16=27) and 21 PIM in 79 games…Ranked sixth on the club and set a career-high with +4 rating…Ranked fourth on the Oilers with three GWG…Added one PPG and one shorthanded marker…Averaged 12:43 TOI and won 51.6% of face-offs.

2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS
Set career-high with 14 goals and added 17 assists and 33 PIM in 81 games… Ranked fifth on the Oilers in goals, including three GWG and one shorthanded tally…Won 51.5% of face-offs.

2006-07 HIGHLIGHTS
Split the season between EDM and the Wilkes-Barre Penguins (AHL)…Skated in six games with the Oilers…Registered his first NHL goal and point vs. STL (3/17)…Skated in 62 games with Wilkes-Barre…Ranked second on club with 56 points (24-32=56)…Ranked second on team with +12 rating…Totaled
five PPG and one shorthanded marker…Added six points (1-5=6) and 14 PIM in six playoff contests.

2005-06 HIGHLIGHTS
Split the season between EDM and the Iowa Stars (AHL)…Made his NHL debut at CGY (10/15)…Skated in 10 games, collecting 4 PIM and seven shots… Appeared in 55 games with Iowa…Collected 31 points (12-19=31), 41 PIM and a +7 ranking…Totaled four points (1-3=4) and two PIM in seven playoff games.

2004-05 HIGHLIGHTS
Played his first professional season with the Edmonton Roadrunners (AHL)…Totaled 32 points (6-26=32) and 49 PIM in 56 games.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Acquired by Minnesota along with a sixth round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft (Darcy Kuemper) from Edmonton in exchange for a fourth round pick (Kyle Bigos) and fifth round pick (Olivier Roy) in the 2009 Entry Draft, June 27, 2009; Selected by Edmonton in the seventh round (214th overall) of the 2003 Entry Draft.

PERSONAL
Kyle Jeffrey Brodziak and his wife, Nicole, live in Edmonton, Alberta during the offseason with their son Lenny and dogs Koko and Toby… Nicknames are “Brody,” “Brodzy,” “Carl” and “Lyle”…Enjoys golfing and fishing in his free time…Worked at a golf course in maintenance as his first job…Would most like to meet Jeff Bridges…Lists the friendly people as his favorite part of Minnesota…Would like to play either baseball or golf if he wasn’t playing hockey…Likes to listen to fast or heavy music before games…Has a hidden talent for bean bag (corn hole) and was the champion of his hometown…Lists steak and potatoes as his favorite meal…Favorite movie is Shawshank Redemption and favorite television shows are “Seinfled” and “The Office.”