Jonas Brodin

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Jonas Brodin
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Born (1993-07-12) July 12, 1993 (age 21)
Karlstad, Sweden
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Minnesota Wild
Färjestad BK
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 10th overall, 2011
Minnesota Wild
Playing career 2009–present
Medal record
Competitor for  Sweden
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 2012 Calgary
IIHF World U18 Championships
Silver 2011 Dresden
Silver 2010 Minsk
World U-17 Hockey Challenge
Bronze 2010 Ontario

Jonas Brodin (born July 12, 1993) is a Swedish ice hockey player who is currently playing with the Minnesota Wild in National Hockey League. He was selected 10th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota Wild. He was raised in Edsvalla, Sweden.

He signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Wild on July 12, 2011.[1] Brodin scored his first NHL goal against Semyon Varlamov of the Colorado Avalanche on March 14, 2013.[2] Brodin completed his first NHL season with 2 goals and 11 points in 45 games. He also logged the most minutes among all rookies for the 2012–13 season. On October 12, 2014, the Wild signed Brodin to a six-year, $25 million contract extension.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

On November 3rd, 2013, Brodin made his AHL debut and was playing for the Wild's minor league team, the Houston Aeros, as Brodin went back to get a puck, Oklahoma City Barons forward Taylor Hall checked Brodin and the hit broke Brodin's clavicle. The hit sidlined him for 11 weeks, Hall was given a 5-minute major and game misconduct for intent to injure, although he received no further discipline. After the injury healed enough, Brodin was called up to make his NHL debut against the Detroit Red Wings on January 25th, he skated 19:05 and earned his first point, an assist, the Wild lost 5-3, however.

Brodin skated 45 games in his rookie season, mostly being paired with Ryan Suter, this duo became a one of the best pairings with the Wild, as Suter mentored Brodin and helped his game in all aspects. On March 14, 2013, Brodin scored his first NHL goal on Semyon Varlamov of the Colorado Avalanche, his parents were in attendance to see it. Brodin led all rookies in time on ice and tallied 2 goals and 9 assists for 11 points in his rookie year. He barely missed being named a finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy for the NHL's best rookie. He has been praised by teammates, fans, and opponents for playing very poised and playing a calm style of hockey, and his defensive partner Suter has said that Brodin plays like a 30-year old veteran that has been around the league for 10 years.

In his sophomore season, Brodin played 79 games, and increased his point total to 19 points, with 8 goals and 11 assists. Brodin was not a member of the Swedish Olympic Team, although most thought he would have fit in nicely and deserved to have a chance.

On October 12, 2015, the Wild signed Brodin to a six-year, $25 million contract extension





Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Färjestad BK SEL 3 0 0 0 2
2010–11 Färjestad BK SEL 42 0 4 4 12 14 2 0 2 2
2011–12 Färjestad BK SEL 49 0 8 8 14 11 2 0 2 6
2012–13 Houston Aeros AHL 9 2 2 4 4
2012–13 Minnesota Wild NHL 45 2 9 11 10 5 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Minnesota Wild NHL 79 8 11 19 22 13 0 2 2 12
SHL totals 94 0 12 12 28 25 4 0 4 8
NHL totals 124 10 19 29 32 17 0 2 2 12

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 Sweden U17 3rd 6 1 1 2 12
2010 Sweden WJC18 2nd 6 0 2 2 0
2011 Sweden WJC18 2nd 4 0 1 1 2
2012 Sweden WJC 1st 6 0 4 4 14
2012 Sweden WC 6th 7 1 0 1 0
Junior totals 22 1 8 9 28
Senior totals 7 1 0 1 0

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
NHL
All-Rookie Team 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wild Inks Brodin to Entry-Level deal". Minnesota Wild. 2011-07-12. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  2. ^ "Three goal second period lifts Wild over Avs". Minnesota Wild. 2013-03-14. Retrieved 2013-03-14. 
  3. ^ "Wild sign defensman Brodin to six-year extension". NHL. 2014-10-12. Retrieved 2015-02-07. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Mikael Granlund
Minnesota Wild first round draft pick
2011
Succeeded by
Zack Phillips