Brodin tallied a goal in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Kings.
Brodin broke a scoreless deadlock in the first period when he converted on a pass from rookie winger Kirill Kaprizov. After posting a career-best 28 points and a plus-15 rating in 69 games last year, Brodin will try to replicate his success in 2020-21. Given his strong shot-blocking tendencies, he's worth a look in deeper formats that count the defensive metric.
Brodin signed a seven-year, $42 million contract extension with Minnesota on Tuesday.
Brodin had arguably his best season yet as a pro in 2019-20, posting two goals, 28 points and a plus-15 rating while averaging 21:33 of ice time in 69 regular-season appearances. The 27-year-old blueliner likely won't ever produce enough offense to be considered a high-end fantasy asset, but he'll continue to be a rock-solid, top-four defenseman for the Wild for years to come.
Brodin registered a pair of assists in Friday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Canucks in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
Brodin had to take on a larger role with Ryan Suter (undisclosed) out of the lineup Friday. The 27-year-old Brodin did his part, with one of his assists coming on the power play. The Swede added eight shots and a plus-1 rating in four games during the qualifying round series.
Brodin dished out an even-strength assist across 22:48 in Saturday's 7-3 loss to Los Angeles.
The Swede also added a shot, three blocks, a hit and a minus-1 rating to his ledger. Brodin has produced four assists over his past seven games, sitting at a career-high 28 points across 68 games this season. The 26-year-old continues to be a mainstay in the team's top-four defensemen, averaging 21:31 of ice time this campaign.
Brodin notched an assist and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Blue Jackets.
Brodin is best known for his defensive metrics, but the 26-year-old has now produced a career-high 23 assists and tied his career high from 2016-17 with 25 points. He's averaged 21:33 of ice time and will remain on one of the top-two pairings for the remainder of the season.
Brodin collected a goal and an assist on four shots in Thursday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Rangers.
Brodin jumped on a loose puck late in the first period and hammered a blast past Rangers netminder Alexandar Georgiev. It was just Brodin's second tally of the season and his first since Nov. 19, bringing to an end his 35-game goal drought. Brodin also set up a Jordan Greenway goal in the second period, giving him his first multi-point performance since Dec. 14. While the 26-year-old hasn't provided much in the goal-scoring column, he is one point from matching his career high of 25 points from 2016-17 and has provided a solid plus-14 rating.
Brodin had an assist, four blocked shots, four PIM and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 3-2 win over the Stars.
Brodin set up Joel Eriksson Ek for the game-winning goal in the final minute of the third period. Throughout the game, the defenseman was a key factor for the Wild. The 26-year-old is up to 21 points, 81 blocks, 75 shots on net and a plus-14 rating through 54 contests. His career high in points is 25, set in 2016-17, but he's got a good chance to exceed that mark this year.
Brodin picked up an assist in Monday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
Brodin reached the 20-point mark with his helper Monday, after falling short in 2018-19. The defenseman has added 64 shots on goal, 68 blocked shots and a plus-10 rating through 49 appearances.
Brodin recorded a power-play assist and two blocked shots in Saturday's 7-0 win over the Stars.
Brodin's first power-play point of the season got him up to 19 points through 48 games. He's already beat last year's production and now has his career high of 25 points from 2016-17 in his sights. The Swede has added 67 blocked shots, 64 shots on goal and a plus-10 rating in 2019-20.
Brodin produced an assist, two shots on goal and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 8-5 win over the Coyotes.
Brodin's potential career year continued with the helper Thursday. He's picked up seven assists and a plus-13 rating through 10 games in December. For the year, the 26-year-old has 15 points in 36 games, putting him on pace for his first 30-point campaign. The defenseman has added 48 blocked shots, 45 shots on goal and 29 hits.
Brodin had two assists and three blocks with a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Flyers.
Brodin assisted on the first of Eric Staal's two goals in the first period, then set up Carson Soucy's empty-netter late in the third. The 26-year-old has eight points (all assists) and a plus-9 rating over his last eight games. Brodin scored just 18 points in 82 games in 2018-19, but already has 14 points through 33 games this year.
Brodin posted two assists with two PIM and a minus-1 rating in a 7-2 victory against the Senators on Friday.
The two assists were the 26-year-old's first points in 10 days, but he still has a goal and five points in the last eight games. During that stretch, Brodin also has 11 shots on net and a plus-5 rating. That little hot streak has given Brodin a goal and eight points through 26 games, which doesn't sound like a lot, but he's almost halfway to his point total from last season, and his 3.1 shooting percentage is likely to rise too.
Brodin registered two blocks in 21:14 of ice time against the Kings on Tuesday.
Brodin is bogged down in a four-game pointless streak and is still looking to open his goal account this season. The blueliner's ceiling is likely in the 20-point range, which makes him a low-end fantasy option even in deeper formats.
Brodin had a shot on goal, two blocked shots and was a minus-2 in 21:40 of ice time in Thursday's loss at Nashville.
Brodin begins the season skating opposite Jared Spurgeon on the second blue-line pairing. He'll add a steady defensive presence, but not much offense as he's never had more than 25 points in a season and had just 18 last year.
Brodin has 18 blocks and four hits while logging 20:22 of ice time in his last 10 games.
Not known for his offensive prowess, Brodin has just one assist in his past 10 games while shouldering a heavy load. The Swede has produced in other ways, logging an average of 20:32 of ice time and producing 122 blocks. With just 17 points in 76 games this campaign, it's hard to trust the 25-year-old from a fantasy aspect.
Brodin logged 21:40 of ice time and had one block in Sunday's home loss to Nashville.
Although Brodin didn't provide any points, he skated in a total of 41:12 and had five blocks in a back-to-back Saturday and Sunday. The Swede started to get some offense going, notching three assists in his past five games to run his season point total up to 16. Head coach Bruce Boudreau seems to have confidence in the 25-year-old, so expect him to continue to log major minutes on the back end.
Brodin assisted on both Wild goals in a 2-1 overtime with against the Blues on Sunday.
Brodin had gone without a point in his previous seven contests before this big spike in offense. In February, he has three assists and 16 blocked shots in 13 games. Needless to say, he's better known for his defense, but he can chip in a point or two at times, making him useful in some deeper formats.
Brodin has three assists, 27 blocked shots and is averaging 21:24 of ice time since the new year.
Known for his defensive specialties, Brodin has certainly lived up to the bill with a whopping 27 blocks in 18 games since the new year. As evidenced by his three assists, the Swede can chip in every once in a while with offense, but his value lies on the other end of the rink. The 25-year-old should be nowhere near your fantasy lineup, but the Wild still value the defenseman.
Brodin has two assists, 19 blocked shots and is a minus-2 since the new year.
Even though Brodin hasn't produced as much offensively, he has been a goalie's best friend, racking up 19 blocked shots in his past 11 games. The Wild still clearly value the 25-year-old defenseman, as evidenced by his 20:32 of ice time per game.
Brodin failed to record a point in Thursday's 2-0 loss to the Flames.
The 25-year-old's current pace has him recording a point every fourth game, making him a high-risk fantasy play by most standards. However, Brodin was able to make a minor dent in the box score with his efforts, tallying a shot on goal and blocking three more. The Swede also dished out a hit and picked up a minor penalty in the loss. On the season, he has three goals and seven points in 28 games.
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|01/18||@ ANA||L 0-1||0||0||0||-1||20:26|
|01/16||@ LA||W 4-3 (OT)||0||1||1||-1||27:03|
|01/14||@ LA||W 4-3 (OT)||1||0||1||+1||25:25|
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