Brock Faber

A native of Maple Grove, Minn. • son of Jay and Karri Faber • has two siblings (Payton, Paige) • selected in the second round (45th overall) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft — the highest a Gopher Hockey prospect has been drafted by the organization • the first Minnesotan selected in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.

Ryan Johnson

Native of Irvine, Calif. • son of Craig and Brittany Johnson • has two siblings (Eric and Shea) • father played for the Gophers before a 10-year career in the NHL • selected in the first round (31st overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres — the 21st first round draft pick in program history • Johnson is the sixth Gopher Hockey player drafted by Buffalo in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft, joining […]

Mike Koster

A native of Chaska, Minn. (born in Marshall, Minn.) • son of Roger and Joan Koster • has two siblings (Matthew, Micaela) • selected in the fifth round (146th overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Jackson LaCombe

A native of Eden Prairie, Minn. • son of Chris and Sandy LaCombe • has one brother (James) and two sisters (Stina, Steph) • selected in the second round (39th overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft by the Anaheim Ducks — Minnesota’s highest draft pick by the organization.

Ben Brinkman

Native of Edina, Minn. • son of Mark and Megan Brinkman • has one sister, Quinn, and one brother, Charlie • competed in the 2018 USA Hockey All-America Prospects Game at Xcel Energy Center where he was coached by Gopher Hockey alum Jordan Leopold • selected in the sixth round (173rd overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft by the Dallas Stars.

Matt Staudacher

A native of Fenton, Mich. • son of Thom and Gina Staudacher • has three sisters (Sadie, Frannie and Ellen) • father played basketball at Lake Superior State • mother played tennis at Aquinas College • the second player in Gopher Hockey history to wear No. 55 after John Amatuzio in 1948-49.

Robbie Stucker

Native of St. Paul, Minn. • son of Burke and Molly Stucker • has two brothers, Ben and Logan • selected in the seventh round (210th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets.