|Assets:||Moves the puck well and is an even better skater--he's fast and agile. Has intriguing offensive upside. Can run the power play for many years to come.|
|Flaws:||Needs to get physically stronger in order to win more battles at the NHL level. Also needs to focus and concentrate more when he's in the game.|
|Career Potential:||Offensive defenseman with upside.|
|7/31/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Calgary Flames to a two-year contract.|
|7/02/2013||Calgary Flames tendered a qualifying offer.|
|1/13/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|4/07/2012||Missed the last 14 regular season games (upper body injury).|
|3/11/2012||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|11/09/2011||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/26/2011||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|10/19/2010||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/16/2009||Returned to his junior team (Saginaw-OHL).|
|7/21/2009||Signed by the Calgary Flames to an entry-level contract.|
|9/16/2008||Returned to his junior team (Saginaw-OHL).|
|6/21/2008||Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round (114th overall) in 2008.|
Hartley thinks T.J. Brodie can dominate | 01/26/2014 6:11 AM
NewsCoach Bob Hartley thinks that defenseman T.J. Brodie can be a dominating defenseman in the NHL.
Impact"He can be a dominant NHL defenseman - that's for sure," Hartley said. "T.J. doesn't know how good he is. That's gonna grow with maturity, with experience ...he's still a very young player. You look at that third period (Friday) - even on the bench, the players were commenting and saying, 'Wow'. He was dominant in his skating and puck moving, and he finally shot some pucks. He'll be a force for us." The 23-year-old blueliner has only three goals and 17 points in 52 games this season with a minus-12 rating, but take him next season if you believe the words of Bob Hartley.
T.J. Brodie takes costly hooking penalty | 12/20/2013 9:12 AM
NewsT.J. Brodie took a costly hooking penalty with less than a minute left in the third period of Thursday's tie game against Detroit.
ImpactCalgary managed to stay alive long enough to send the game to overtime, but Detroit converted on the power play during the overtime period. "Not a good feeling," said Brodie. "Something that's definitely preventable. But at the same time, we got a point. Definitely could be worse." For his part, Flames coach Bob Hartley wasn't particularly hard on Brodie after the game and instead questioned whether or not Brodie was really guilty of hooking. Brodie also registered an assist on Thursday.
T.J. Brodie picks up two points Wednesday | 12/05/2013 8:44 AM
NewsT.J. Brodie had a goal and an assist in Calgary's 4-1 win Wednesday.
ImpactBrodie has three goals and 10 points in 27 games this season. The 23-year-old has firmly solidified his place with the Flames and should end up with 20-30 points this season.
T.J. Brodie records two points Monday | 11/19/2013 9:13 AM
NewsT.J. Brodie had a goal and an assist in Calgary's 5-4 shootout loss to the Winnipeg Jets.
ImpactThat gives Brodie two goals and six points in 21 games this season. Calgary's been entrusting Brodie with an average of 23:35 minutes of playing time per contest.
Hartley asks Brodie to raise his expectations | 10/29/2013 8:49 AM
NewsCalgary Flames coach Bob Hartley wants T.J. Brodie to expect more from himself.
ImpactHartley feels that Brodie can develop into one of the league's best defensemen. "I've coached many players that, with maturity, they grow into a role and suddenly their career takes off," Hartley said. "With TJ, with our situation over here with a bunch of young players, I think that the quicker that he'll realize this, the quicker he's going to be a star player in this league. This guy can be a player who can make a difference." Brodie is known more for his defensive abilities and is consequently likely to have far more value to his team than fantasy owners. That being said, he is worth keeping an eye on as the potential is there for him to eventually start putting up solid numbers offensively.
T.J. Brodie praised by coach for effort Satur | 10/28/2013 7:12 AM
NewsT.J. Brodie was praised by head coach Bob Hartley for his outstanding game on Saturday.
ImpactHartley thought it was his best game yet this season. "Not only for this season," Hartley said Sunday, "like the last 48 games (of the lockout-shortened 2012-2013 campaign) also. Defensively he made some unbelievable decisions. He had jump in his play. He was creative with the puck. He put pucks at the net. T.J., what he has to learn is that he's gonna get better. He doesn't know how good he is." Brodie is worth looking at in deep leagues as he has a goal and three points but could be ready to break out.
T.J. Brodie's first goal of 13-14 is a winner | 10/22/2013 9:28 AM
NewsT.J. Brodie has netted his first goal of the season.
ImpactBrodie scored the game-winner in Calgary's 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. That gives the defenseman three points in eight contests this season.
Feaster: Time for Brodie to prove his worth | 08/02/2013 12:38 PM
NewsCalgary Flames GM Jay Feaster said T.J. Brodie's two-year contract will give him the chance to prove his value.
Impact"It says to TJ: 'We're very happy about the direction you're going," Feaster said of what the "bridge" contract means. "You're an important part of this team. We need even more from you. We think you have more to give. We think you're going to become an even better player. But, before we pay you in that fashion, you have to step up and actually perform." Brodie had two goals and 14 points in 47 games this season and the 23-year old could be a solid sleeper pick this season.
Flames sign T.J. Brodie to two-year deal | 07/31/2013 7:48 PM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have signed defenseman T.J. Brodie to a two-year/$4.25 million contract.
ImpactBrodie was a solid defenseman for the Flames in 2013 as he had 14 points including two goals in 47 games while averaging over 20 minutes per game. The 23-year-old defenseman will get $1.75 million in his first year with $2.5 million in the final year of his contract. Brodie will be a nice sleeper pick in deep pools next season.
T.J. Brodie thrilled to be invited to Worlds | 04/29/2013 7:12 AM
NewsT.J. Brodie was thrilled to be invited to join Team Canada for the upcoming World Championships by GM Steve Yzerman.
ImpactBrodie grew up a Red Wings fan and a Steve Yzerman fan to boot so the phone call meant a lot to the 21-year-old defenseman. "It's sort of weird watching him growing up and being so close to Detroit and stuff," Brodie said. "To talk to him on the phone is sort of a weird feeling, I guess. Watching your idol and getting to talk to him it's a cool experience." A fourth round pick in the 2008 Draft, Brodie had two goals and 14 points in 47 games while averaging over 20 minutes of action per game. He is worth a selection late in deep pools next season.
Hartley impressed with T.J. Brodie | 04/15/2013 6:49 AM
NewsCoach Bob Hartley has been really impressed with the play of rookie defenseman T.J. Brodie.
ImpactBrodie had two assists on Saturday and was the first star of the game against the Flames hated rivals, the Edmonton Oilers. "He's just amazing," Hartley said. "He has so many skills. Like his skating is just sick." Brodie has only one goal and 11 points in 40 games this season but he has a spot on the top power play and has three assists in his last two games. He looks like a sleeper in next season's pools unless you live in Calgary or are a big Flames fan.
T.J. Brodie enjoys increased playing time | 04/10/2013 8:50 AM
NewsT.J. Brodie is enjoying the increased ice time with the Calgary Flames.
ImpactBrodie is averaging a career-high 19:24 minutes per contest, but he's also logged at least 22 minutes in each of his last five games. "It's nice," Brodie said. "The more you play, if you make a bad pass or something, it's a lot easier to forget about it if you go out the next shift. You don't have to sit on the bench and think about it, and then the next time you're out there, you're a little bit nervous, because you don't want to do it again. I think playing a little bit more, it's definitely a little easier." His role increased after the Flames traded Jay Bouwmeester. The Flames don't have much left to play for this season, but Brodie is a key part of their future so they might as well give him as much playing time as possible.
T.J. Brodie continues to see big minutes | 04/09/2013 6:38 AM
NewsT.J. Brodie is continuing to see big minutes on the blueline for the Calgary Flames.
ImpactBrodie was on the ice for 24:14 Monday, third on the team behind Dennis Wideman and Mark Giordano. Brodie has a goal and eight points for the Flames with a minus-11 rating but the second year Flame has impressed the upper management with his steady play. We cannot recommend him in traditional pools but he is a better hockey player than fantasy player in the NHL.
| 01/19/2013 9:00 PM
NewsT.J. Brodie was called up from the minors on Friday January 18.
|Goals||1||4 times-last:vs. Chi||last:Jan 28||1|
|Assists||2||at NYI||Feb 6||2|
|Points||2||3 times-last:at NYI||last:Feb 6||2|
|Penalty Minutes||4||at Buf||Dec 14||2|
|Plus/Minus||2||6 times-last:vs. NYI||last:Mar 7||3|
|Power Play Goals||1||at LA||Oct 21||0|
|Power Play Points||1||6 times-last:at NYI||last:Feb 6||2|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||63 times-last:vs. NYI||last:Mar 7||0|
|Shorthanded Points||1||at LA||Nov 30||0|
|Shots||5||2 times-last:at Van||last:Jan 18||3|
|Goals||2||2 times-last: 2012-13 (Cgy)|
|Assists||12||2 times-last: 2012-13 (Cgy)|
|Points||14||2 times-last: 2012-13 (Cgy)|
|Penalty Minutes||14||2011-12 (Cgy)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2011-12 (Cgy)|
|Shots||44||2 times-last: 2012-13 (Cgy)|
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