NEW YORK, February 28, 2022 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Chris Drury announced today that the team has agreed to terms with Jonny Brodzinski on a two-year contract extension.
Brodzinski, 28, has split his 2021-22 season between New York and the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL). With the Blueshirts, he has played five games and recorded three shots and plus-1 rating. In Hartford, Brodzinski has recorded 18 goals and 21 assists for 39 points in 36 games. He leads the Wolf Pack in goals and points and ranks second in assists.
A Ham Lake, Minnesota native, Brodzinski has registered seven goals and six assists for 13 points in 67 career NHL games with the Rangers, San Jose Sharks, and Los Angeles Kings. After signing with New York as a free agent on October 9, 2020, he played five games with the club during the 2020-21 campaign, scoring one goal.
The 6-1, 211-pounder has skated in 250 AHL games over parts of seven seasons, registering 94 goals and 100 assists for 194 points and a plus-31 rating. 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.
Brodzinski was originally selected by Los Angeles in the fifth round, 148th overall, of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.