| Joel Broda|
60,000 USD (2013)
Ice hockey player
Left wing, Centerman
| November 24, 1989 (age 26)
Yorkton, SK, CAN (1989-11-24) |
Oklahoma City Barons
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
144th overall, 2008
56 (Houston Aeros / Left wing), 15 (Oklahoma City Barons / Centerman), 6 (Bridgeport Sound Tigers / Centerman)
Philippe Cornet, Dane Byers, Todd Nelson, Scott Pellerin
Joel Broda Wikipedia
Joel Broda (born November 24, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre. He is currently playing for EHC Linz of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL). He was selected by the Washington Capitals in the 5th round, 144th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
On May 7, 2010, Broda won the Ed Chynoweth Cup with the Calgary Hitmen. He scored his sole final series goal in the game 2, against his former WHL team, the Tri-City Americans.
On July 13, 2010, Broda was signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild to a three-year entry-level contract, and on September 23, 2010 he was assigned to their top farm team, the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League.
On January 19, 2011 Broda was assigned to the Wilds ECHL affiliate, the Bakersfield Condors.
On August 15, 2013, Broda returned to the Condors as a free agent, signing a one-year contract to Captain the club for the 2013–14 season. On October 15, 2013, Broda was signed to a PTO Contract with the Oklahoma City Barons of the AHL On February 19, 2014, Broda was signed to a PTO with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of AHL. On April 1, Broda was released from PTO to return to the Bakersfield Condors to play the ECHL playoffs as team captain.
As a free agent, Broda made a return of sorts to Capitals organization, in signing a one-year AHL contract with affiliate, the Hershey Bears on August 19, 2014.
On August 29, 2015, Broda left North America as free agent in signing his first contract abroad with Italian club, HCB South Tyrol of the Austrian EBEL. He excelled as his team’s leading scorer (26 goals, 22 assists in 60 games) in his first season in Europe and then penned a deal with fellow EBEL outfit EHC Linz in April 2016.