Brothers share unforgettable moment in head-to-head NCAA battle

Ryan Kennedy
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Jonny Brodzinski is a high-scoring center for the St. Cloud State Huskies and a Los Angeles Kings draft pick. Michael Brodzinski is an offensive-minded defenseman with the University of Minnesota and a San Jose Sharks draft pick. They are brothers who had the unenviable task of playing each other on the weekend, with a spot in the Frozen Four on the line. When the dust settled, younger brother Michael got the win as his Gophers smashed the Huskies 4-0, but what happened after the game is what really made this one to remember:

As captured by photographer Brace Hemmelgarn, this is what sportsmanship and family are all about. Kind of ironic both players were drafted by California teams; if they’re lucky, they can carry on the rivalry in the Pacific Division in a few years.