Brodin (shoulder) anticipates beginning his offseason training in the coming weeks and that his AC joint injury shouldn't impact him heading into next season, telling reporters, "It's not going to affect me in anyway in the next year coming up," Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports.
Brodin set a new career high this season with nine goals in 53 contests and added 14 helpers along the way. The 27-year-old blueliner should continue to see plenty of opportunities next year, including with the man advantage, and could challenge for the 30-point mark, a threshold he has yet to reach in his nine-year NHL career.
Brodin injured the AC joint in his shoulder in the first period of Friday's Game 7 versus the Golden Knights, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
The good news is that Brodin is not expected to need surgery to recover from the injury he sustained on a hit from the Golden Knights' Nicolas Roy. The 27-year-old Brodin likely would have missed time had the Wild's season continued beyond Friday. The Swede will probably be fine for the start of the 2021-22 campaign, which should allow him to remain in a top-four role on defense next year.
Brodin (upper body) left Friday's Game 7 versus the Golden Knights after he was hit into the boards by Nicolas Roy. After the game, head coach Dean Evason didn't know the extent of Brodin's injury, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Brodin normally plays a large role on the Wild's blue line, so losing him early in the first period likely played a big part in the 6-2 loss. The Swede went head-first into the boards on Roy's hit, and there was no penalty on the play. It's possible Brodin won't miss any time since the Wild's playoff run is done, but his status heading into the offseason will likely be announced within the next few days.
Brodin recorded an assist, four hits, two blocked shots, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-2 win over the Golden Knights in Game 5.
Brodin set up Zach Parise's go-ahead goal at 11:57 of the first period. The 27-year-old Brodin has been a pleasant surprise through five playoff games. He's racked up three helpers, 12 blocked shots, nine hits and an even plus-minus rating while logging top-four minutes on the blue line. The Swede will likely continue to play a strong two-way game as the Wild look to stave off elimination again in Wednesday's Game 6.
Brodin notched an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 3.
Brodin has picked up two assists through three playoff games. The steady Swede has added seven blocked shots, four hits and four shots on net as a top-four option on the blue line. Defense comes first for Brodin, but he's shown throughout his career an ability to chip in on the scoresheet.
Brodin notched an assist and three blocked shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 2.
Brodin had the lone helper on Matt Dumba's second-period tally. The 27-year-old Brodin put up a solid 23 points and 99 blocked shots in 53 regular-season outings. He's more of a defensive presence in the top four, but the Swede has topped the 20-point mark in four of the last five campaigns, so he can chip in some offense when called upon.
Brodin (rest) will be in the lineup for Sunday's Game 1 against the Golden Knights, Sarah McLellan of Star Tribune Sports reports.
Brodin's back after sitting out Thursday's regular-season finale. The Swedish defenseman was a key cog on both ends in the regular season, potting a career-high nine goals to go with 14 assists over 53 games. He has just one goal and nine assists in 48 previous playoff appearances.
Brodin (rest) won't play in Thursday's game versus the Blues, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Brodin is one of five Wild skaters to get a breather ahead of the postseason. The 27-year-old blueliner finished with 23 points, 99 blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in 53 appearances during the regular season. He should be ready to go once the playoffs begin.
Brodin scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist, blocked two shots and added two hits in Monday's 6-5 win over the Golden Knights.
Brodin picked up an assist on Nick Bonino's first-period goal. In the third, Brodin tallied with 1:06 left in the game to give the Wild a lead that they were able to secure. The 27-year-old defenseman has nine goals, 23 points, 71 shots on net, 93 blocked shots and a plus-8 rating through 49 contests. He's been a solid contributor at both ends of the ice in a top-four role.
Brodin collected the game-tying goal on his lone shot and added an assist in a 4-3 overtime win over the Blues on Saturday. He also had two blocks and a plus-3 rating.
Brodin, who paced the Wild with 23:43 of ice time, one-timed a point shot through heavy traffic that beat St. Louis goalie Jordan Binnington, tying the game at 3-3 with one minute left in regulation. Brodin also picked up an assist on Nico Sturm's third-period goal, giving him his first multi-point game since March 1. Brodin has matched his career high with eight goals and possesses 21 points in 48 games on the year.
Brodin scored an empty-net goal, blocked five shots and doled out three hits in Monday's 5-2 win over the Coyotes.
Brodin's goal secured the Wild's win. He has points in consecutive contests after earning an assist Saturday against the Sharks. The 27-year-old blueliner has 18 points, 82 blocked shots, 63 shots on net, a plus-5 rating and 27 hits through 42 games.
Brodin produced an assist in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Brodin set up Zach Parise for what was the game-winning goal at 15:47 of the first period. The 27-year-old Brodin entered Saturday on a seven-game point drought. The Swede is up to 17 points, 62 shots on net, 77 blocked shots and a plus-4 rating through 41 contests this year.
Brodin recorded an assist and three blocked shots in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over the Golden Knights.
Brodin sent a headman pass to Jordan Greenway in the first period, and Greenway set up Kirill Kaprizov for the Wild's first tally. The 28-year-old Brodin has been reliable at both ends of the ice, with 16 points, 66 blocked shots and a plus-6 rating through 33 contests this season. He's shooting 9.6 percent in 2020-21, the second-best rate of his career.
Brodin scored an empty-net goal on two shots and racked up six blocks Monday in a 2-0 win over Vegas.
Brodin actually missed the open net on a breakaway after being slashed on the hand, but he was awarded the goal as a result of the penalty. It punctuated a painful, but productive, night for Brodin, who led all players with six blocks. The 27-year-old had a rather quiet start to the year offensively, but he's been more consistent in that regard in recent weeks and now owns a respectable four goals and 12 points through 20 games.
Brodin notched an assist and six blocked shots in Friday's 5-1 win over the Coyotes.
Brodin picked up the secondary helper on Jordan Greenway's second-period goal. The 27-year-old Brodin's defensive work was solid -- the rest of his Wild teammates combined for just eight blocked shots. He's up to 11 points, 35 shots on goal, a plus-8 rating and 36 blocked shots in 19 contests. While the scoring numbers won't blow anyone away, Brodin provides a solid two-way game that carries value in deeper fantasy formats.
Brodin collected two assists and two shots with a plus-3 rating in a 5-4 overtime loss to Vegas on Monday.
Brodin set up second-period goals by Marcus Foligno and Nick Bonino to give the Wild a 3-2 lead. The 27-year-old also logged a team-high 24:27 of ice time and blocked a shot, turning in his typical well-rounded performance. Brodin has three goals and five assists in 16 games in 2020-21.
Brodin posted an assist, two shots on goal, a pair of blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 3-1 win over the Kings.
Brodin set up Kirill Kaprizov for the opening tally at 12:33 of the first period. The 27-year-old Brodin has a goal and an assist in four games since he was activated from the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list. He's up to eight points, 29 shots on net, a plus-7 rating and 27 blocked shots through 15 appearances. A steady defender, Brodin's best path to fantasy relevance is in formats that reward non-scoring production.
Brodin scored a power-play goal on three shots in Monday's 6-2 win over the Sharks.
Brodin's tally at 17:25 of the second period essentially confirmed the win for the Wild. He's up to three goals, seven points, 21 blocked shots and 26 shots on net through 13 contests this year. Brodin's more of a defensively minded player, but he can chip in enough offense to be worth a look in deeper fantasy formats.
Brodin will play in Saturday's game versus the Ducks after being activated from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Brodin missed two games, but he'll return to the lineup Saturday. The 27-year-old enjoyed a strong start to the season, recording two goals, four assists and 21 shots on net through the first 11 games. He'll return to one of the top two pairings, where he has averaged more than 23 minutes per game.
Brodin was placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Tuesday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
The Wild currently have 12 players in the league's protocol. Their next game is scheduled for Feb. 16 against the Kings, but that contest remains uncertain. Brodin enjoyed a superb start to the year with six points and 19 blocked shots through the first 11 games.
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|05/28||@ LV||L 2-6||0||0||0||0||1:56|
|05/26||vs LV||W 3-0||0||0||0||0||24:56|
|05/24||@ LV||W 4-2||0||1||1||+2||22:22|
|05/22||vs LV||L 0-4||0||0||0||-1||20:56|
|05/20||vs LV||L 2-5||0||1||1||-2||20:42|
|05/18||@ LV||L 1-3||0||1||1||0||22:12|
|05/16||@ LV||W 1-0 (OT)||0||0||0||+1||24:56|
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