Blake McLaughlin

Native of Grand Rapids, Minn. • parents are Grant and Tammi Bischoff • has six siblings, Jered, Jake, Jordan, Jonah, Tyara and Jazzy • selected in the third round (79th overall) of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft by the Anaheim Ducks • competed at the 2017 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game • stepfather, Grant Bischoff, and stepbrother, Jake Bischoff, both played hockey for the Gophers • sister, Jordan, played hockey at Minnesota State.

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.

Jonny Sorenson

A native of St. Louis Park, Minn. • son of Glen and Kellie Sorenson • has three brothers (Joshua, Joseph, James) and one sister (Jenna) • grandson of College Football Hall of Famer and long-time NFL player and coach Paul Wiggin.

Jared Moe

A native of New Prague, Minn. • son of Derrick and Sandy Moe • has one sister (Tori) • selected by the Winnipeg Jets in the sixth round (184th overall) of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft • competed in the 2018 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.

Brannon McManus

Native of Newport Beach, Calif. • son of Barry and Toni McManus • has two brothers, Ryan and James • only the second California native to play at Minnesota in the modern era after goaltender John Blue from 1984-87.

Sammy Walker

Native of Edina, Minn. • son of Ron and Amy Walker • has two sisters, Bailey and Izzie, and two brothers, Ben and Jack • father played soccer at UNLV • sister, Bailey, competed in gymnastics at Southeast Missouri State • brothers both played professional hockey • selected in the seventh round (200th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Scott Reedy

Native of Prior Lake, Minn. • son of Dan and Christina Reedy • has one brother, Will, and one sister, Grace • brother plays hockey at Bethel • selected with the 102nd overall pick by the San Jose Sharks in the fourth round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft • the fifth Gopher Hockey player selected by San Jose and Minnesota’s highest draft pick by the Sharks organization.