St. Cloud State has added another 2011 Mr. Hockey Finalist when Jonathan Brodzinski decided to commit to SCSU. Brodzinski played his high school hockey at Blaine where he lead the team with 60 points (31 goals, 29 assists) in 30 games helping the Bengals reach the Minnesota Class 2A state tournament for the sixth straight year. After the state tournament, Brodzinski joined the Fargo Force of the USHL and scored five points (2 goals, 3 assists) in 10 games. The Fargo Force has many St. Cloud State ties including Husky recruit Nick Oliver, goaltender Mike Lee, and new assistant coach Steve Johnson.
Jonathan Brodzinski and Husky recruit Garrett Hendrickson were two of the top 10 finalist for the 2011 Mr. Hockey Award given annually to Minnesota’s top high school player.