Gopher Recruits

This page is summary of the 2018/19 Freshman. Future recruits that have committed to the UofM. Players Minnesota is keeping eye on that have not committed to a school yet.

2018/19 Freshman

Ben Brinkman (StarTribune)

#4 Ben Brinkman 6’0″ 174
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Edina
Twitter: @brinkyy17

Blake McLaughlin (USHL)

#27 Blake McLaughlin 6’0″ 161
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Chicago (USHL)
Twitter: @blakemclaughli5

Nathan Burke (Arizona Rubber)

#21 Nathan Burke 6’0″ 176
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Aberdeen-NAHL
Twitter: @npburke98

Robbie Stucker (USHL)

#3 Robbie Stucker 6’3″ 185
Position: Defense
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Chicago (USHL)
Twitter: @rob_stucks3

Matt Denman (Bruce Kluckhohn)

#5 Matt Denman 6’0″ 181
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Cedar Rapids – USHL
Twitter: @mattdenman27

Garrett Wait (USA Hockey)

#14 Garrett Wait 6’0″ 189
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Waterloo (USHL)
Twitter: @Gwait17

Sampo Ranta (USHL)

#58 Sampo Ranta 6’2″ 190
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Sioux City-USHL
Twitter: @rantasampo
Instagram: @ssampoo

Sammy Walker (StarTribune)

#9 Sammy Walker 5’10” 179
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Edina – Lincoln (USHL)
Twitter: @walker_sammy10

Future Recruits

Kaden Bohlsen 6’2″ 170
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Shattuck U16
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @kadenbohlsen12

Bryce Brodzinski 6’1″ 190
Position:Forward
Shoots:Right
Current Team:Blaine – Omaha (USHL)
Incoming:2019
Twitter:@bbrodzyy

Sam Huff 6’1″ 181
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @samhuff22

Jack Jensen 5’11” 170
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Eden Prairie
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @Jack_Jensen12

Mike Koster 5’9″ 159
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Chaska
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @mikekoster04

Jared Moe 6’3″ 205
Position: Goalie
Catches: Right
Current Team: Waterloo (USHL)
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @MoeJared

Lucas McGregor 5’11 161
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Centennial- Sioux Falls (USHL)
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @lucasmcgregor18

Ben Meyers 5’11” 190
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Fargo (USHL)
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @BenMeyers27

Jaxon Nelson 6’4″ 208
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Sioux Falls (USHL)
Incoming: 2019
Instagram: 7nelson

Nik Norman 5’9″ 155
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Shattuck U16
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @niknormann

Colin Schmidt 6’4″ 205
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Wayzata – Team Northwest (Elite League)
Incoming: 2019
Twitter: @colinschmidt03

Jake Boltmann
Position: Defense
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Edina
Incoming: 2020
Twitter: @Boltmann10

Jake Braccini 5’11” 170
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Buffalo
Incoming: 2020
Twitter: @BracciniJake

Aaron Huglen 5’9″ 150
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Roseau
Incoming: 2020
Twitter: @aaronhuglen_8

Ryan Johnson 6′ 161
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Anaheim Jr Ducks
Incoming: 2020
Twitter: @ryanyonson

Jackson LaCombe 6′ 161
Position:Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Shattuck Prep
Incoming: 2020
Twitter:@lacombe_jackson

Mason Nevers 5’9″ 146
Position:Forward
Shoots:Right
Current Team: Edina
Incoming: 2020
Twitter:@MasonNevers

Garrett Pinoniemi 5’10” 141
Position:Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Holy Family
Twitter:@Garrettpino13
Incoming: 2020

Rhett Pitlick 5’8″ 155
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Chaska
Incoming: 2020
Instagram: rhettpitlick

Nate Warner 6′ 170
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: St. Could Cathedral
Incoming: 2020
Twitter: natewarner15

Joe Miller 5’7″ 130
Position: Forward
Shoots: Right
Current Team: Blake
Incoming: 2021
Twitter: @Jhmiller10

John Mittelstadt 5’8″ 160
Position:Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Eden Prairie
Incoming: 2021
Twitter:@JohnMittelstadt

Jake Ratzlaff 6’2″ 190
Position: Defense
Shoots:
Current Team: Rosemount
Incoming: 2021
Twitter: @ratzlaff_15

Noah Tussey 5’10” 160
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Stillwater
Incoming: 2021
Twitter: @noah_tussey7

Nick Williams 5’8″ 142
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Edina
Incoming: 2021
Twitter: @nick_williams65

Chaz Lucius 5’9″ 150
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Gentry Academy (Bantam)
Incoming: 2022

Cruz Lucius 5’3″ 130
Position: Forward
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Gentry Academy (Bantam)
Incoming: 2022
Instagram: cruz_lucius_12

Luke Mittelstadt 5’10” 170
Position: Defense
Shoots: Left
Current Team: Eden Prairie
Incoming: 2022
Twitter: @lmittelstadt16