Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 2/19/12

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 16: Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild in action during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on January 16, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Wild 6-4. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
ST. PAUL, Minn. Kyle Brodziak didn't know what his future held and was beginning to let the thoughts of free agency enter his mind. Brodziak, 27, is an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career after this season. The versatile center has spent the past three seasons with the Minnesota Wild and was hoping for the chance to stay in Minnesota, where he is on his way to a career-best offensive season with 15 goals and 14 assists this season. About an hour after beating the defending Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins, 2-0, on Sunday, the Wild announced they signed Brodziak to a three-year contract extension. Terms were not disclosed. "Obviously I'm really happy and just happy it's done with and now I can concentrate more on playing hockey," Brodziak said. Brodziak was acquired from the Edmonton Oilers in 2009. A seventh-round draft pick by Edmonton in 2003, Brodziak played four seasons with the Oilers before coming to Minnesota. His first time nearing unrestricted fr...
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