NEW YORK, October 9, 2020 – The New York Rangers announced today that the team has agreed to terms with free agent forward Jonny Brodzinski.
Brodzinski, 27, skated in 44 games with the San Jose Barracuda of the American Hockey League (AHL) this past season, registering 14 goals and 16 assists for 30 points, along with 26 penalty minutes. He tied for third on the team in goals, tied for fourth on the team in assists and points, and ranked second on the team in shots on goal (136) in 2019-20. Brodzinski also skated in three NHL games with the San Jose Sharks this past season, recording one assist.
The 6-1, 215-pounder has skated in 200 career AHL games over parts of five seasons (2015-16 – 2019-20), registering 70 goals and 68 assists for 138 points, along with a plus-19 rating and 74 penalty minutes. Brodzinski established AHL career-highs in goals (27), assists (22), points (49), and shots on goal (184) with the Ontario Reign in 2016-17, and he was selected to play in the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic. He has helped his team advance to the Calder Cup Playoffs three times, and he has registered 10 points (five goals, five assists) and a plus-five rating in 13 career Calder Cup Playoff games. Brodzinski has also skated in 57 career NHL games over parts of four seasons (2016-17 – 2019-20) with Los Angeles and San Jose, recording six goals and six assists for 12 points, along with a plus-six rating and 10 penalty minutes.
The Ham Lake, Minnesota native was originally selected by Los Angeles in the fifth round, 148th overall, of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.