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Kyle Brodziak would look good with lots of teams, including the Edmonton Oilers

The Minnesota Wild have a problem. They signed free agent forward Ryan Carter on Monday, and as a result they’re facing a forward logjam once everybody’s healthy. As the Star Tribune’s Michael Russo writes, the team would ideally dump centre Kyle Brodziak, because he’s simply too expensive for the minutes he’s playing: When Justin Fontaine comes off injured reserve...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Wild trying to become more special

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Kyle Brodziak playfully slapped five with teammates after his power-play rocket shot found the back of the net. Moments later, Thomas Vanek nearly smashed his stick across the bench expressing frustration with his group's squandered man advantage. The Wild spent the second part of practice Wednesday working exclusively in 5-on-4 scrimmage scenarios. And while...
Via Fox Sports North
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Solving the Kyle Brodziak problem (video)

It’s nearly impossible to think that Kyle Brodziak was able to score 22 goals and amass 44 points just two years ago during the 2011-12 season. It seems like it has been nearly a 180 degree turnaround since then as Brodziak has arguably been the Wild player who has struggled the most this season. With one year remaining on his contract and his play having faltered all season...
Via isportsweb.com
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild's Brodziak hopes to rebound after lost season

Last season’s shortened dash to the finish line was so unique many players around the NHL who started poorly didn’t have a chance to step back and catch their breath. “It just felt like you were clawing away all year long and couldn’t quite grab hold” coach Mike Yeo said regarding the Wild’s Exhibit A of this — veteran center Kyle Brodziak. Two seasons ago Brodziak...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

With momentum, Coyotes host struggling Wild

Now that the Minnesota Wild's top line has failed to produce over consecutive games, the lack of production from players such as Kyle Brodziak looks more like a glaring weakness. Brodziak hopes to get on track when the Wild go for their first road victory of the season Monday night against the Phoenix Coyotes. The top line of Zach Parise, Mikko Koivu and Dany Heatley has combined...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild’s Kyle Brodziak takes skate to the face

Minnesota Wild center Kyle Brodziak saw teammate Darroll Powe’s skate size 12 Nike skate up close and personally during the first period of Tuesday’s game against the Nashville Predators.  Powe was toppling over and clipped Brodziak on the way down.  Brodziak was cut, but it wasn’t nearly as nasty as it could have been.  Here’s video of the potentially extremely ugly incident...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild re-sign Brodziak for three years

The Minnesota Wild have re-signed center Kyle Brodziak to a three-year deal. Terms were not disclosed. Brodziak, in his third year with Minnesota after being acquired from Edmonton in 2009, was due to become an unrestricted free agent. He's in the final year of a three-year contract that will pay him $1.3 million this season, and he entered Sunday's game against Boston...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild sign Brodziak to three-year extension

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...
Via Fox Sports North
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Brodziak biggest surprise on hot Wild

Residents of the State of Hockey continue to be amazed that their Minnesota Wild have the best record in the NHL. Many are also surprised at who leads the team in goal scoring. The correct answer is a third-line center better known for his blue-collar work ethic and strong defensive play, Kyle Brodziak. He had two goals in Saturday's win in Phoenix to bump his season total...
Via Fox Sports
December 14, 2011  |  1 Comment

Brodziak nets shootout winner for NHL-leading Wild

Kyle Brodziak scored in the sixth round of the shootout as the Minnesota Wild moved into first place in the NHL's overall standings with a 3-2 triumph over the Northwest Division rival Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. Winners of seven of their last nine, the Wild (15-7-3, 33 points) skated past the idle Pittsburgh Penguins (14-7-4, 32 points) for the most points in the NHL. After...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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