News:T.J. Brodie picked up two assists versus the Wild on Sunday. He also played 27:59.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie only has 13 points in 44 games this season, but he's only 22 and has already played 100 NHL games and tallied 25 points as a defenseman. He's also seeing a lot of minutes with Jay Bouwmeester gone, making him a potential sleeper for next season.
News:T.J. Brodie logged two assists in Saturday's 4-1 win over Edmonton. It's his second multi-point game of the campaign; he has now made back-to-back score sheets for the first time this year.
Analysis: While it's tempting to look at his age (22) and envision an offensive breakout, he has yet to show a scoring touch in the NHL. You should regard him as a stay-at-home blueliner until he demonstrates otherwise.
News:T.J. Brodie scored his first goal of the season in Wednesday's loss to the Kings.
Analysis: Although he's seeing an increased number of minutes this season, T.J. Brodie isn't showing an offensive prowess that will garner excitement. The goal Wednesday gives him five points in 14 games this season (1 G, 4 A), so his value is limited mostly to deep formats at this time.
News:T.J. Brodie picked up a pair of assists Thursday, including one on the game-winning goal, as the Flames beat the Blue Jackets 4-3 in overtime.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie has played well after sitting out the season opener as a healthy scratch. He has three assists in seven games and has provided a spark on the back end. Keep on eye on Brodie, as he has potential to be a stellar fantasy defenseman.
News: After sitting out Sunday's contest, T.J. Brodie responded to being inserted into the lineup Monday with an assist as Calgary was beaten 5-4 by Anaheim.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie is battling fellow youngster Derek Smith for playing time, and played well despite the loss. He has a decent future in the NHL if he keeps up the way he's playing, although he may never be an elite fantasy player.
News:T.J. Brodie will start training camp Sunday with the Flames after being called up Saturday, according to the Calgary Sun.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie impressed coaches with his speed and energy last season, and has a solid shot to grab a third line defenseman spot this year.
News:T.J. Brodie was sent down to the AHL Friday, according to the Calgary Sun.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie has a bright future as an up-and-coming blueliner, and the Flames want him to get as much playing time as possible with a lockout looming.
News:T.J. Brodie (upper body) remains out of the lineup and doesn't appear to be close to returning, the Calgary Herald reports.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie had a nice first season with the Flames, scoring two goals, 12 assists and a plus-3 in 54 games, but it looks like that season will be ended prematurely by injury. He should be a force on Calgary's blue line next year, however.
News:T.J. Brodie (upper body) is not in the Flames' projected lineup for Tuesday, the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Anton Babchuk will take T.J. Brodie's place in the lineup. Brodie remains day-to-day.
News:T.J. Brodie tallied an assist Tuesday as Calgary thwarted a Montreal comeback and won 5-4.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie doesn't score a ton, with 14 points in 53 games, but he has been a huge addition to the Calgary back line this season. His speed and aggressiveness may make him valuable in some fantasy formats in the future, however.
News:T.J. Brodie dished out an assist in the Flames' 5-1 blowout victory over the Maple Leafs on Tuesday.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie's production has slowed down since mid-January, with only two points in his last 13 games. He has played solid defense, however, and should be a stalwart on the Flames' blue line for years to come.
News:T.J. Brodie notched an assist Thursday, helping the Flames to a 2-1 shootout win over the Kings.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie has been a bright spot for the Flames this season, as the 21-year-old has provided some speed and offense from the back end. He has five points in nine January games and is worth an occasional start.
News:T.J. Brodie scored the game-winner Tuesday, putting in his second goal of the season to help Calgary to a 5-3 win over New Jersey.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie has turned up his game in January, contributing a goal, three assists and a plus-5 in five games. The 21-year-old has a bright future and is worth a look if he's still on the waiver wire.
News:T.J. Brodie had his third assist in four games Saturday as the Flames downed the Wild, 3-1.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie has had a fairly solid year for the Flames with nine points in 29 games. He also has had a stellar January, with three points in four games, and somehow finding a way to end up with an even plus/minus rating in a 9-0 loss on Thursday.
News:T.J. Brodie assisted on Calgary's only goal in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Washington, his second helper in as many games.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie has as many points as Mark Giordano on the Flames' blue line and sports the most offensive upside of defenders on Calgary. Remember his name in keeper leagues as he started his tenure with Calgary this season by posting five points in 13 games for the offensively challenged Flames.
News:T.J. Brodie picked up an assist in the Flames' 7-6 victory against the Hurricanes on Tuesday.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie has injected some new life into the Flames' defensive corps, scoring five points in 13 games.
News:T.J. Brodie had an assist in the Flames' 1-0 shutout of the Predators on Tuesday night.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie has been a revelation for the Flames, providing an offensive spark from the back end and some much-needed youth. He has scored a goal and three assists in nine games this season, and if he continues to score over the next few contests, could be a good waiver-wire addition.
News:T.J. Brodie tallied his first career NHL goal against Minnesota on Sunday, the Calgary Sun reports.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie now has three points in eight games. He has shown flashes of great skill, but his fantasy value is still next to zero.
News:T.J. Brodie dished out his second assist of the season in Wednesday's 5-3 defeat at the hand of the Red Wings.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie has been a decent scoring option from the blue line for the Flames, with a pair of assists in six games. He still does not contribute quite enough to become a fantasy option, however.
News:T.J. Brodie was recalled from the AHL Heat on Wednesday, reports the Flames' official Twitter feed.
Analysis:T.J. Brodie was brought up to replace Anton Babchuk who was placed on IR due to a broken hand. Brodie has three points (one goal and two assists) in 12 games for the AHL Heat this year. The 21-year-old defenseman will look to ignite some scoring from the blue line for the Flames.
News: The Flames assigned Brodie to Abbottsford of the AHL on Tuesday, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
Analysis: The Flames needed to make room on the roster for Brendan Mikkelson, who was picked up off waivers. Brodie was minus-3 with zero points in three appearances.
News: Brodie was a healthy scratch for Saturday night's win over the Oilers.
Analysis: Cory Sarich took Brodie's active roster spot Saturday night. After winning a roster spot in training camp, Brodie was held off the scoresheet the first three games of the season and was a minus-3. His third game against the Panthers was particularly rough, as he was responsible for at least one of their goals and ended up minus-2 for the night.
News: Brodie had two power-play goals in the first period of Saturday's preseason win over Tampa.
Analysis: Brodie continues to make a push to make the Flames roster out of camp. He probably won't end up on the power play during the regular season, but he's showing that he at least has some chops in that department.
News: Brodie is getting a lot of time in camp with the Flames in their "main group," while Stefan Kronwall has been relegated to the second group, the Calgary Herald reports.
Analysis: It's not a slam-dunk that Brodie will make the team out of camp, but the signs are pointing in that direction.
News: The Flames signed prospect T.J. Brodie to an entry-level contract Tuesday. Brodie totaled 12 goals and 50 points with Saginaw of the OHL in 2008-09, a 20-point improvement from his rookie season.
Analysis: Brodie is definitely a developing offensive talent on the blue line and has popped up on the Flames' radar. But the 2008 fourth-round pick is headed back to junior hockey to work on his game and is still some time away from the NHL. He is nothing more than a long-term Fantasy keeper.