Daniel Brodin
Daniel Brodin Sweden.jpg
Born February 9 1990 (1990-02-09) (age 27),
Stockholm, Sweden
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
163 lb (74 kg; 11 st 9 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
SHL team
F. teams
Djurgårdens IF
Ässät Pori
Brynäs IF
NHL Draft 146th overall, 2010
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2008–present

Daniel Brodin (born February 9, 1990) is a Swedish ice hockey player, currently playing for Djurgårdens IF in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). Brodin has represented Sweden internationally at the 2010 World Junior Championships. He was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs who selected him in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing careerEdit

Brodin participated in the 2006 TV-pucken, playing for Stockholm Röd. He scored one goal and two points but couldn't help the team get promoted to the playoffs.[1] He played the rest of the 2006–07 season in Almtuna IS' J20 team. He moved to Djurgårdens IF the following season, where he played in Djurgården's J18-team during most of the season.

Brodin was promoted to the J20-team for the 2008–09 season. The team made it to the playoffs but was beaten by Brynäs IF in the semifinals.[2] Brodin joined Djurgården's senior team as an extra player for the away game against Luleå HF on February 12, 2009, but did not get any time on the ice.[3] He made his real Elitserien debut against Modo Hockey on November 10, 2009,[4] two days later on November 12, he scored his first point, an assist to Marcus Krüger who scored the 2–2 goal against Luleå HF.[4] Brodin scored the 2–1 goal in the derby against Södertälje SK on November 14, 2009. It proved to be the game-winning goal and was also his first goal in Elitserien.[4]

Brodin was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.[5] Brodin signed a two-year extension with Djurgården on 4 March 2011.[6]

International playEdit

Brodin was named for Team Sweden by Pär Mårts, coach of Sweden's national junior hockey team, for the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships,[7] despite only having played nine Elitserien games at the time.[8]

He replaced Niklas Nordgren, who suffered from a minor concussion, in the 2010 Karjala Cup. Team Sweden's last game in the tournament against Finland was Brodin's first game in the senior national team.[9] He was called up again for Team Sweden for the 2010 Channel One Cup.[10]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Almtuna IS J20 2433616
2007–08 Djurgårdens IF J20 20000
2008–09 Djurgårdens IF J20 4111122390 61128
2008–09 Djurgårdens IF SEL 10000
2009–10 Djurgårdens IF J20 2052712
2009–10 Djurgårdens IF SEL 3023526 160002
2010–11 Djurgårdens IF SEL 51491361 72026
2011–12 Djurgårdens IF SEL 4625728
2012–13 Ässät SM-l 601081873 1662818
2013–14 Brynäs IF SHL 521141542 51012
2014–15 Brynäs IF SHL 547121961 71234
2015–16 Djurgårdens IF SHL 5013112442 831410
2016–17 Djurgårdens IF SHL 49 11 10 21 34 2 0 0 0 2
SHL totals 333 50 54 104 294 55 9 3 12 26


Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 Sweden WJC Bronze medal icon 6 3 2 5 6
Junior totals 6 3 2 5 6


  1. TV-Pucken. Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Archived from the original on 2010-11-24. Retrieved on 2009-12-02.
  2. SM-Slutspel J20. Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Archived from the original on 2010-11-24. Retrieved on 2009-12-02.
  3. Thomas Alexanderson (2009-02-12). Laguppställningen mot Luleå (Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Archived from the original on 2012-03-22. Retrieved on 2009-12-01.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Bengtsson, Jan. "Dif-junior briljerade borta mot SSK", 2009-11-14. Retrieved on 2009-12-01. (Swedish) 
  5. Leafs Make Seven Selections On Day Two. Toronto Maple Leafs (26 June 2010). Retrieved on 27 June 2010.
  6. Brodin klar för två år till i Djurgården (Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey (4 March 2011). Archived from the original on 4 April 2012. Retrieved on 4 March 2011.
  7. Sveriges preliminära trupp till JVM i Kanada (Swedish). Swedish Ice Hockey Association (2009-11-30). Archived from the original on 2012-09-13. Retrieved on 2009-12-01.
  8. Thomas Alexanderson (2009-12-01). Brodins fantastiska november (Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Archived from the original on 2012-03-22. Retrieved on 2009-12-02.
  9. "Nordgren ut – Brodin in", 13 November 2010. Retrieved on 6 December 2010. (Swedish) Archived from the original on 21 November 2010. 
  10. Team Sweden Channel One Cup (PDF). Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Retrieved on 6 December 2010.

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