Chelsey Brodt
Position Defense
Shoots Right
5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Minnesota Whitecaps
Born December 7 1983 (1983-12-07) (age 36),
Roseville, Minnesota
Pro Career 2002 – present

Playing careerEdit

Brodt competed for Roseville High School and she was team captain in the 2001-02 season. She finished her high school career with 207 points, including 51 points as a senior. She was also a finalist for the Minnesota Ms. Hockey Award. Roseville competed at the 1997, 1998 and 1999 Minnesota State High School girls hockey tournaments and Brodt was part of all the teams. In 1999, she was part of the championship team. From 1999 to 2001, Brodt was named to the all-metro team. In her senior year at Roseville, she was captain of the golf and soccer teams her senior year, and was voted the most valuable player in both golf and hockey. In addition, Brodt was a National Honor Society member.


In her freshman season (2002-03), Brodt had the opportunity to play with her sister Winny Brodt, who was in her senior season. In 34 games played, Brodt accumualted seven points. in 34 games played. Her first collegiate point was an assist on the game winning goal in a 2-1 win over Ohio State on October 26. The following day, she had two points against Ohio State. On February 15, she scored her first goal as a Gopher. It was a 4-2 win over Minnesota-Duluth. For the season, her plus/minus rating was +17, third among defenders.

During the 2003-04 season, Brodt played in all 36 games. Her plus/minus rating of +27, ranked her second among defenders. On October 26, she scored a goal in the 3-1 win over Wisconsin. In the November 30 victory over North Dakota, Brodt scored a goal and an assist. Her assist in the 7-0 win over Bemidji State on December 5 gave her three points in two straight games. Versus the Ohio State Buckeyes on February 21, Brodt was credit with an assist as the Gophers prevailed bhy a 6-0 mark. In the WCHA Championship game against Minnesota-Duluth, Brodt tallied an assist. On March 26, Brodt assisted Kelly Stephens as she scored a goal in the NCAA semifinal game against Dartmouth.

The following season (2004-05), Brodt played in all 40 games for the Gophers. She ranked eighth on the team in scoring, second among defensemen. For the season, she accumulated four goals and tallied 13 assists for 17 points and had a plus minus was +32, fourth by defenders. Her first goal of the season was scored on October 29 against Minnesota State. Her first career power-play goal was scored on Nov. 6 in a 10-0 win over Ohio State. Brodt had two three- game point streaks, earning three points from Oct. 29-Nov. 6 and from Feb. 5-Feb. 13. In the WCHA playoffs, Brodt accumulated three assists. In the NCAA regionals, she set up a power-play goal in the 6-1 win over Providence.

In her senior season (2005-06), Brodt played in all 41 games. Her 11 assists ranked fifth on the team, and second among defenders. On October 15, she accumulated her first assists (as part of a 3-2 win over Bemidji State). She posted back-to-back points in the Gophers’ sweep over Brown (November 12-13). Both points were earned on the power play. On January 27, she tied a career-high two points in one game as the Gophers defeated Ohio State by a 4-1 mark. She assisted on Andrea Nichols power-play goal in a 6-0 win over North Dakota (February 26). On March 4, she registered as assist on Whitney Graft’s power-play goal. In the national semi-final win over New Hampshire, Brodt had a +2 rating. She ranks eighth in school history for career points by a defenseman (43) and ninth in career assists by a defenseman (36). [1]

USA HockeyEdit

Selected to the U.S. National Development Camps in Lake Placid, N.Y. from 1998-2002

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Minnesota State High School girls hockey tournament, All-Tournament Team (1998)

  • Minnesota Ms. Hockey Award Finalist (2002)

  • 2002-03 Letterwinner, Women’s Ice Hockey, University of Minnesota

  • 2003-04 Letterwinner, Women’s Ice Hockey, University of Minnesota

  • 2004-05 Letterwinner, Women’s Ice Hockey, University of Minnesota

  • 2004 Academic All-WCHA

  • 2004 Academic All-Big Ten

  • 2005 Academic All-WCHA

  • 2005 Academic All-Big Ten

  • 2006 Academic All-WCHA

  • 2006 WCHA All-Star Team

Career statsEdit



2006-0722 3 1 4 20 0 0 0

2007-0813 1 4 5 240 0 0

2008-098 1 2 3 160 0 0

2009-1011 1 7 8 160 0 0

2010-117 0 5 5 40 0 0




The Brodt family:Mom (Marlene), Winny, Chelsey and Dad (Jack)

Her brother, Vic, was a member of the St. Cloud State men's hockey team. At Roseville High School, one of her teammates was Ronda Curtin at Roseville. Brodt’s cousin, Craig Selander, was a three-year letterwinner with the Gopher baseball team.


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